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1979 25C (Regular Strike)

Series: Washington Quarters 1965 - 1998

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS #:
5906
Designer:
John Flanagan
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
24.30 millimeters
Weight:
N/A
Mintage:
515,708,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center
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 180,497,800 R-1.0 1 / 61 TIE 1 / 64 TIE
60 or Better 54,149,340 R-1.0 3 / 61 TIE 4 / 64 TIE
65 or Better 10,829,868 R-1.0 6 / 61 TIE 7 / 64 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 180,497,800
60 or Better 54,149,340
65 or Better 10,829,868
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.0
60 or Better R-1.0
65 or Better R-1.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 1 / 61 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 61 TIE
65 or Better 6 / 61 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 1 / 64 TIE
60 or Better 4 / 64 TIE
65 or Better 7 / 64 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

The U.S. Mint struck about half a billion 1979-P Washington Quarters making it a very common issue. It is fairly common up to about MS66 condition. MS67 examples are very scarce. Anything grading higher than MS67 is considered rare.