1892-S 25C MS67+ Certification #29628138, PCGS #5603

Owner's Comments

CAC

Expert Comments

Ron Guth

All 1892-S Quarter Dollars have the mintmark centered on the reverse between the eagle's tail and the R of QUARTER.  Apparently, this position was too tight and led to die chipping, thus the mintmark was moved further to the right on later S-Mint issues.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Those Shifty Mintmarks" by David Lange, The Numismatist, September 2010, pp. 21-22

Diameter
24.30 millimeters
Designer
Charles E. Barber
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
964079
Weight
6.30 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
0
Pop Lower
290
Price Guide
PCGS Population
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 3000 R-4.4 25 / 74 TIE 25 / 74 TIE
All Grades 200 R-7.0 24 / 74 TIE 24 / 74 TIE
60 or Better 40 R-8.7 20 / 74 TIE 20 / 74 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade MS66+ PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 8/15/2013:2053, $9,165

4 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade