Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 14,016,000
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.25 (2/26/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1953 S 25C MS obverse 1953 S 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This issue was widely hoarded by the BU roll and is thus quite common. The certified population is high through MS 67, but many of these gem coins reveals eroded dies and blurred design elements. Finding a well struck 1953-S quarter from fresh dies will be very challenging.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/21/2020

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1953 S 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 4.50 4.50 4.50 5.50 6.00 8.00 8.25 8.50 8.75 9.00 9.00 9.00 12.00 20.00 38.00 85.00 420 4000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 45.00 170 1020 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2815
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 2/25/2020 1953 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---111---54--62216583414553183--2815
----------------418163--41
-----------------74---11
------------------2---2
Total---111---54--62216583814803406--2869
 ---0%0%0%---0%0%--0%1%6%29%52%12%0%-- 

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