1893 25C MS65

CERTIFICATION#: 11246128
PCGS#: 5604

Owner's Comments

Like many issues in this series, the 1893 quarter is more difficult in gem than is generally realized, particularly if one is looking for a PQ gem with nice surfaces and attractive original toning. According to our notes, Sunnywood has examined at least eight different MS65 and MS66 examples since 2001, with the present gem being the finest we have seen (and in our opinion, MS66 quality). All 1893 quarters from all Mint locations have the Type II reverse. The Type I design never appears again after 1892.

Expert Comments

Diameter: 24.30 millimeters Designer: Charles E. Barber Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 5,444,023 Weight: 6.30 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
1
23
2
14
6
16
8
19
1
12
30
3
15
34
3
25
56
3
45+
112
50+
145
53+
160
55+
185
58+
235
62+
325
63+
460
64+
750
2
65+
1,950
1
66+
6,250
2
67
22,500
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 10,000 R-3.0 58 / 74 TIE 58 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 600 R-5.8 49 / 74 TIE 49 / 74 TIE
65 or Better 50 R-8.5 31 / 74 TIE 31 / 74 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66+ PCGS grade   Heritage 1/2011:3462, $4,312.50
4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade