1820 25C Medium 0 (Regular Strike)

Series: Capped Bust Quarters 1815-1838

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

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DATE COMPARISON

DATE COMPARISON

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
515284
Designer:
John Reich
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
27.50 millimeters
Weight:
6.74 grams
Mintage:
127,444
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1377, $27,500 - Superior 2/1998:1993 - Larj Collection - Heritage 3/2006:562, $63,250 - D. Brent Pogue Collection Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1064, $64,625 - Dr. Charles Link Collection

2 MS66 PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 9/1998:2005 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part IV - Heritage 10/2015:98397, $76,375

3 MS64 PCGS grade

Stack's 7/2009:450, $11,000 - Stack's/Bowers 8/2012:11338, not sold

4 MS63 estimated grade

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green Collection - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & Burdette G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $12.50 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33340, $29,375

#1 MS66 PCGS grade

Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1377, $27,500 - Superior 2/1998:1993 - Larj Collection - Heritage 3/2006:562, $63,250 - D. Brent Pogue Collection Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1064, $64,625 - Dr. Charles Link Collection

#2 MS66 PCGS grade

Bowers & Merena 9/1998:2005 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part IV - Heritage 10/2015:98397, $76,375

#3 MS64 PCGS grade

Stack's 7/2009:450, $11,000 - Stack's/Bowers 8/2012:11338, not sold

#4 MS63 estimated grade

"Colonel" E.H.R. Green Collection - Partnership of Eric P. Newman & Burdette G. Johnson (St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.) - Eric P. Newman, who paid $12.50 - Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society - Heritage 11/2013:33340, $29,375

Ron Guth:

1820 Quarter Dollars are divided into two major varieties: Large 0 and Small 0, both referring to the size of the final digit of the date. The Small 0 variety is comprised of the Browning 4 and Browning 5 varieties. For the Large 0 variety, PCGS recognizes Browning 1, Browning 2, and Browning 3. Tompkins (2008) calls Browning 3 a Medium 0, which is justifiable: on the Large 0's, the inside of the 0's is oval in shape; on the Medium 0 and the Small 0's varieties, the right and left sides on the inside of the 0 are straight while the top and bottom are rounded.

Here's an attribution guide for 1820 Quarter Dollars:

Large 0 will have Large Stars Small 0 will have Small Stars Mediium 0 will have Large Star and a short serif at the top of the 1

Sources and/or recommended reading:

Tompkins, S.M. (2008). Early united states quarters 1796-1838. Sequim, WA: Destni, Inc.