1870 25C (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Seated Quarters 1838-1891

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS #:
5476
Designer:
Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
24.30 millimeters
Weight:
6.20 grams
Mintage:
86,400
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 500 R-6.0 21 / 48 TIE 49 / 114 TIE
60 or Better 50 R-8.5 19 / 48 TIE 50 / 114 TIE
65 or Better 10 R-9.5 17 / 48 TIE 42 / 114 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 500
60 or Better 50
65 or Better 10
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-6.0
60 or Better R-8.5
65 or Better R-9.5
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 21 / 48 TIE
60 or Better 19 / 48 TIE
65 or Better 17 / 48 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 49 / 114 TIE
60 or Better 50 / 114 TIE
65 or Better 42 / 114 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade

Usibelli Collection - Heritage 1/2014:5216, $11,162.5

1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 estimated grade
4 MS65 estimated grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #1 MS66 PCGS grade

Usibelli Collection - Heritage 1/2014:5216, $11,162.5

#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 estimated grade
#4 MS65 estimated grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

In 1870, the Philadelphia Mint produced 86,400 Quarter Dollars for circulation, plus an additional 1,000 Proofs for sale to collectors. This was a significant increase in production over the previous year, but still a relatively small number of coins. The 1870 tracks fairly closely with the 1868 in terms of value and survival rates, even though the 1868 has a much smaller mintage. Mint State examples of the 1870 Quarter are somewhat scarce, and they tend to be low-end (MS-62 or lower). Gem examples are very scarce and they appear on the market very infrequently. The strike quality for this year is inconsistent and some coins show weakness on some or all of the obverse stars. Thus, fully struck examples should be worth a premium.