1822 25C 25/50C F15

CERTIFICATION#: -32150
PCGS#: 5333

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Ex. Higgy; Farouk (1954) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $7150

Expert Comments

Denis Loring: A tough one to find in any grade, and in great demand by both "Red Book" collectors and Bust Quarter vasriety specialists. The Eliasberg gem brought $184,000 in Heritage 4/09:2323. High-grade examples are extremely rare: only eight are known above VF.

Diameter: 27.50 millimeters Designer: John Reich Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 64,080 Weight: 6.74 grams Metal Content: 89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 42 R-8.6 2 / 15 2 / 24
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 1 / 15 TIE 1 / 24 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 15 TIE 1 / 24 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

Peter Mougey Collection, purchased intact by William H. Woodin - Thomas Elder 9/1910:687 - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection  - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1385, $61,600 - Heritage 3/2006:564 (as NGC MS66 685822-002), $195,500 - Joseph C. Thomas Collection - Heritage 4/2009:2323, $184,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1071, $188,000

1 MS65 PCGS grade  
1 MS65 estimated grade  
4 MS64 estimated grade  
5 MS62 estimated grade