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1948-S QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5838

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 15,960,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Flanagan

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96.6 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, California) below the wreath on the reverse

Significant examples:
NGC MS-68.  Sold in a 2002 Teletrade auction for $19,250.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8320, not illustrated, sold for $373.75   From the John Benbow Collection

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.

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

 

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