Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,075,645
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $4.33 (12/3/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1963 25C PF obverse 1963 25C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

Proof set sales for 1963 nearly matched those of 1961-62, and these figures represent the number of sets the Philadelphia Mint could handle and not necessarily the number ordered. In the 1960s-70s, orders were taken starting November of the previous year and cut off when production capacity was reached. Many buyers ordered extra sets on speculation, helping to reach the limit very quickly. This seemed like a wise move at the time, since proof sets typically rose in value. Sets of the 1957-64 years later became a drug on the market when speculative interest waned during the 1970s-90s.

The quality of 1963 proof sets as delivered was generally high, and gem pieces of fully brilliant finish are abundant. The coveted Cameo and Ultra Cameo designations comprise a minority of these coins, but in overall numbers they are readily collectable compared to pre-1960 issues.

The only notable variety is a very distinct doubled-die reverse that is quite popular.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/31/2014

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1963 25C PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 9.00 9.50 10.00 10.50 11.00 15.00 20.00 25.00 55.00 175 300
1963 25C PF CA
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14.00 20.00 25.00 35.00 75.00 250 -
1963 25C PF UC
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25.00 30.00 40.00 60.00 120 700 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 11304
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69

The chart showing 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series, 69 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/1/2020 1963 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------21-141166250748392823581059-8428
---------------142518516787-469
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Total---------21-141167254773411325251146-8897
 ---------0%0%-0%0%0%1%3%9%46%28%13%- 
1963 25C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------365215588695382-1948
---------------1414798723-208
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Total---------------469229667782405-2156
 ---------------0%3%11%31%36%19%- 
1963 25C PF UC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------23578282373158-928
------------------18--9
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Total---------------23578283381158-937
 ---------------0%4%8%30%41%17%- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1963 25C PF CA
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Base69121216161620202020374141455481102143288725844
710121316161720202026384142486388116191434765886
000000172020202638414248638811619143400
000000192020203140414451729512924057900
1963 25C PF UC
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Base9121216202424282832323745546310212316323742313931406
10121317212425282932344048577610913618829974613971476
00000025282932344048577610913618829974600
000000272831323542516089116150212361107000
1963 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base66991212121616161632373741415981102220563820
679101212131616162134373841476688141334649861
00000013161616213437384147668814133400
00000015161616273537404153749518144900
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Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 1393
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 1393
Owner: Allen
 
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