Expert Comments

David Hall

While the 1948 is a higher mintage issue, it is scarcer in Gem condition than the lower mintage S-Mints of the era, since the S-Mints were saved in larger quantities. The typical mint state 1948 is well struck with good luster.

 

Diameter
24.30 millimeters
Designer
John Flanagan
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
35196000
Weight
6.30 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
24
Pop Lower
2977
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 3519000 R-1.0 35 / 93 TIE 35 / 93 TIE
All Grades 40000 R-2.6 42 / 93 TIE 42 / 93 TIE
60 or Better 18000 R-2.8 80 / 93 TIE 80 / 93 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade
2 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade
2 MS67+ PCGS grade PCGS #5836 (MS)     67+
5 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade