1892 25C, CAM (Proof)

Series: Barber Quarters 1892-1915

PCGS PR68+CAM

PCGS PR68+CAM

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PCGS PR68+CAM

PCGS PR68+CAM

PCGS PR68CAM

PCGS PR68CAM

PCGS #:
85678
Designer:
Charles E. Barber
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
24.30 millimeters
Weight:
6.30 grams
Mintage:
1,245
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
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1 PR68CAM PCGS grade

Stamps - Bob R. Simpson Collection

1 PR68CAM PCGS grade PR68CAM PCGS grade
1 PR68CAM PCGS grade
1 PR68CAM PCGS grade
5 PR67+CAM PCGS grade
6 PR67CAM PCGS grade PCGS #85678 (PR, Cameo)     67
6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR68CAM PCGS grade

Stamps - Bob R. Simpson Collection

PR68CAM PCGS grade #1 PR68CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR68CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR68CAM PCGS grade
#5 PR67+CAM PCGS grade
PCGS #85678 (PR, Cameo)     67 #6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
#6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
#6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
#6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
#6 PR67CAM PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

1892 was the first year in which employees at the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia produced quarters bearing the design created by Charles Barber. Production of both the regular issue coins for circulation and Proofs for collectors was substantially higher than that of the previous year, partly because of demand for the new type. Over 1,200 Proofs were struck - a new record that also superceded the mintages of all previous years.

The quality of the Proof 1892 Barber Quarters is excellent and a small handful of PR68 examples are known. Perhaps half the population shows Cameo contrast and approximately one tenth show Deep Cameo contrast.