Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 37,036,000
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $4.11 (11/29/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1961 25C MS obverse 1961 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Many thousands of 1961(P) quarters survive in Mint State, but the vast majority are riddled with contact marks. Gems above MS 66 are rare and highly sought.

Among the Philadelphia quarters of 1956-64 struck from retired proof dies (the Type B reverse), 1961 is one of the least often seen.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/9/2020

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1961 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.50 6.50 6.75 7.00 7.50 8.25 8.25 9.00 9.75 14.00 23.00 70.00 4950 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 610 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1403
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/24/2020 1961 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------21-46-4134017955455842---1403
----------------194---14
-----------------93---12
-----------------1----1
Total------21-46-4134017955557749---1430
 ------0%0%-0%0%-0%1%3%13%39%40%3%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1961 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16161616202424282828282828323750852723800515856566189
1616161721242528282828282934416214714484253532458346498
0000002528282828282934416214714484253532400
0000002728282828283135467321026244705549000
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 4253
Owner: erwindoc
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 4253
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
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