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Obverse of 1825 Quarter Dollar - Browning 2     Reverse of 1825 Quarter Dollar - Browning 2


1825 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5336, 5337

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 168,000
Proofs: estimated 10

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 29 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 89%
Copper - 11%

Weight: 104 grains (6.74 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all dates of this type were struck at Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Varieties (3):
Browning 1 -
Rare
Browning 2 - Common
Browning 3 - Scarce

Recent appearances:
See variety listings

"AU-50" (illustrated above).  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Santa Clara" Sale, November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5261, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.50, where it was described as follows: "Browning-2, R.2. The pale golden-gray surfaces have a few scattered abrasions on each side, and slight wear is visible on the highpoints. A trace of darker toning is visible on the highpoints of Liberty's hair on the obverse, and a faint scratch is noticed in the left obverse field."

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 239, "1825/3", sold for $2,875.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated "1825/4/3" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Uncirculated "1825/2" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

"John Reich Journal, January 2001", Volume 13, Issue 2, page 15