1838 25C Capped Bust PR66

CERTIFICATION#: -48684
PCGS#: 5386

Owner's Comments

PCGS grade. Ex. Stacks Sale (1949) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $82500. Pedigreed 5/29/03.

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: Only three examples are known of the 1838 Capped Bust Quarter Dollar, all of which are from the Browning 1 die combination.

Diameter: 24.30 millimeters Designer: John Reich Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 3 Weight: 6.74 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
60
12,500
61
15,000
62
20,000
62+
23,000
63
35,000
63+
43,000
64+
90,000
65
150,000
65+
165,000
66
240,000
2

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 2 R-9.9 2 / 7 TIE 3 / 16 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 2 / 7 TIE 3 / 16 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 6 / 7 9 / 16 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66 PCGS grade  

Stack's 3/1949:655 - John Pittman - David Akers 5/1998:1296 - Heritage 1/2004:2050 - Heritage 1/2007:908

 

1 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR63 estimated grade   Scottsville Collection - Heritage 4/2009:2336, not sold - Heritage 9/2010:3914