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1923-S STANDING LIBERTY QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5744, 5745

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,360,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Hermon MacNeil

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 6.15-6.35 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) above and to the left of the date

 

Notes:
Key date issue, the third rarest in the Standing Liberty Quarter Dollar series (after the 1916 and the 1918/7-D).

The finest Uncirculated non-Full Head examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Head examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-67 Full Head.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8237, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8236, illustrated, sold for $2,472.50

NGC MS-66 Full Head.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 711, sold for $2,587.50

PCGS MS-64 Full Head.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5916, illustrated, sold for $1,955.00

PCGS MS-64 Full Head.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6204, plated, sold for $1,380.00

NGC MS-63 Full Head.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6203, not plated, sold for $1,207.50

MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5588, not illustrated, not sold 

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5915, not illustrated, sold for $920.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5914, not illustrated, sold for $661.25

NGC MS-61.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8235, not illustrated, sold for $690.00

MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 635, not illustrated, sold for $546.00

ICG AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 356, not illustrated, sold for $632.50

NGC AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8234, not illustrated, sold for $494.50

NGC AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8233, not illustrated, sold for $471.50

ANACS EF-40.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8232, not illustrated, sold for $391.00

Choice Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 832, not plated, sold for $345.00

Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 833, not plated, sold for $276.00

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

 
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