1886 25C (Proof)

Series: Liberty Seated Quarters 1838-1891

PCGS PR67+

PCGS PR67+

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PCGS PR67+

PCGS PR67+

PCGS PR67+

PCGS PR67+

PCGS #:
5587
Designer:
Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
24.30 millimeters
Weight:
6.30 grams
Mintage:
886
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 775 R-5.4 18 / 25 TIE 47 / 54 TIE
60 or Better 750 R-5.5 18 / 25 TIE 47 / 54 TIE
65 or Better 200 R-7.0 24 / 25 49 / 54
Survival Estimate
All Grades 775
60 or Better 750
65 or Better 200
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-5.4
60 or Better R-5.5
65 or Better R-7.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 18 / 25 TIE
60 or Better 18 / 25 TIE
65 or Better 24 / 25
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 47 / 54 TIE
60 or Better 47 / 54 TIE
65 or Better 49 / 54

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR67+ PCGS grade PR67+ PCGS grade
1 PR67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2015:4706, not sold - Heritage 10/2015:3200, $7,637.50

1 PR67+ PCGS grade
4 PR67 PCGS grade
4 PR67 PCGS grade
4 PR67 PCGS grade
4 PR67 PCGS grade
4 PR67 PCGS grade
4 PR67 PCGS grade
4 PR67 PCGS grade
PR67+ PCGS grade #1 PR67+ PCGS grade
#1 PR67+ PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2015:4706, not sold - Heritage 10/2015:3200, $7,637.50

#1 PR67+ PCGS grade
#4 PR67 PCGS grade
#4 PR67 PCGS grade
#4 PR67 PCGS grade
#4 PR67 PCGS grade
#4 PR67 PCGS grade
#4 PR67 PCGS grade
#4 PR67 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The Proof 1886 Quarter is very similar to the 1884 and 1885 Proof Quarters except there are more Deep Cameo examples known of the 1886. Also, a PCGS PR68DCAM example is known of the 1886, which sets it apart from the earlier dates, where there are none..

PCGS and NGC have certified a large majority of the original mintage of this date. As these numbers approach the mintage figure of 886, the number of new examples that enter the market will drop dramatically and the populations will solidify. This should make the best coins even more valuable because the fear of better coins entering the market will disappear.

In the meantime, collectors should seek to acquire the very best examples they can afford and avoid lower grade, hairlined examples.