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Coins Certified as of 8/31

My Coin #-48684

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 $82,500. 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

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 Jay Pittman Collection - David Akers 5/1998:1296 - Heritage 1/2004:2050 - Heritage 1/2007:908, $184,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1093, $94,000

 

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