1854 25C Arrows (Proof)

Series: Liberty Seated Quarters 1838-1891

PCGS PR64

PCGS PR64

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PCGS PR64

PCGS PR64

PCGS #:
5550
Designer:
Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
24.30 millimeters
Weight:
6.20 grams
Mintage:
10
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% 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

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 14 R-9.4 2 / 2 17 / 54
60 or Better 14 R-9.4 2 / 2 17 / 54
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 2 / 2 14 / 54 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 14
60 or Better 14
65 or Better 5
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.4
60 or Better R-9.4
65 or Better R-9.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 2 / 2
60 or Better 2 / 2
65 or Better 2 / 2
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 17 / 54
60 or Better 17 / 54
65 or Better 14 / 54 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2015:5034, $23,500 - Kagin's

1 PR65 estimated grade

Lorin G. Parmelee Collection - New York Coin & Stamp 6/1890:1248 - William H. Woodin Collection (1911), lot 454 - Wayte Raymond 2/1947:407 - John Jay Pittman Collection - David Akers 5/1998:1328 - Heritage 7/2008:1641, $75,000 - Heritage 1/2009:3768, $74,750 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 4/2013:4224 $30,550

1 PR65 estimated grade

John G. Mills Collection - S.H. & H. Chapman 4/1904 - J.M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1456, $35,200 - Phil Kaufman Collection - Heritage 8/2007:1790, $138,000

4 PR64 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2014:4249, $22,325

4 PR64 PCGS grade

Jim O’Neal Collection - Heritage 4/2013:4223, $12,925

4 PR64 PCGS grade

David Lawrence, sold privately in 11/2000 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30407, $15,862.50

4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2015:5034, $23,500 - Kagin's

#1 PR65 estimated grade

Lorin G. Parmelee Collection - New York Coin & Stamp 6/1890:1248 - William H. Woodin Collection (1911), lot 454 - Wayte Raymond 2/1947:407 - John Jay Pittman Collection - David Akers 5/1998:1328 - Heritage 7/2008:1641, $75,000 - Heritage 1/2009:3768, $74,750 - Greensboro Collection - Heritage 4/2013:4224 $30,550

#1 PR65 estimated grade

John G. Mills Collection - S.H. & H. Chapman 4/1904 - J.M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1456, $35,200 - Phil Kaufman Collection - Heritage 8/2007:1790, $138,000

#4 PR64 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2014:4249, $22,325

#4 PR64 PCGS grade

Jim O’Neal Collection - Heritage 4/2013:4223, $12,925

#4 PR64 PCGS grade

David Lawrence, sold privately in 11/2000 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30407, $15,862.50

#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

Proof 1854 Quarter Dollars are exceedingly rare. Estimates of ten to fifteen examples have been floated about, which seems to be be reasonable (we have images of nine demonstrably different examples, plus there are some examples we have not seen or for which we have not yet obtained images). The quality of the surviving examples is pretty good, usually in the PR64 to PR65 range, indicating that collectors purchased them and protected them well. Most are brilliant Proofs, though there are some Cameo examples. Unlike the Proof 1853 Arrows & Rays Proof Quarters, these are all convincing Proofs. The examples with the highest numerical grades are two NGC PR66's: one from the Pittman Collection and another from the Eliasberg Collection.