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SERIES: Capped Bust Quarters 1815-1838
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1822 25C 25/50C (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS65+

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PCGS MS65
PCGS #:
5333
Diameter:
27.50 millimeters
Designer:
John Reich
Weight:
6.74 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
64,080
Metal Content:
89.2% Silver, 10.8% Copper
Auction Record:
$184,000 • NGC MS66 • 4-1-2009 • Heritage
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 42 R-8.6 2 / 15 2 / 24
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 1 / 15 TIE 1 / 24 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 15 TIE 1 / 24 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

Peter Mougey Collection, purchased intact by William H. Woodin - Thomas Elder 9/1910:687 - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection  - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1385, $61,600 - Heritage 3/2006:564 (as NGC MS66 685822-002), $195,500 - Joseph C. Thomas Collection - Heritage 4/2009:2323, $184,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1071, $188,000

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

Heritage 6/2016:4429, $108,687.50

1 MS65 estimated grade  
4 MS64 PCGS grade
Plate coin in “Walter Breen's Encyclopedia Of United States and Colonial Proof Coins: 1722 - 1977”
 
Listed as “PR63” in Steve Tompkins “Early United States Quarters: 1796-1838”
 
Virgil Brand Collection - Steve Ivy, sold privately in 1976 - Heritage 8/1997:8252, $29,900 - Larry Whitlow, sold privately in 5/1998 - Eugene Gardner Collection - Heritage 10/2014:98345, $123,375
4 MS64 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2007:907, $69,000

Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

Peter Mougey Collection, purchased intact by William H. Woodin - Thomas Elder 9/1910:687 - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection  - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:1385, $61,600 - Heritage 3/2006:564 (as NGC MS66 685822-002), $195,500 - Joseph C. Thomas Collection - Heritage 4/2009:2323, $184,000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack’s/Bowers & Sotheby’s 5/2015:1071, $188,000

1 MS65 PCGS grade  

Heritage 6/2016:4429, $108,687.50

1 MS65 estimated grade  
4 MS64 PCGS grade
Plate coin in “Walter Breen's Encyclopedia Of United States and Colonial Proof Coins: 1722 - 1977”
 
Listed as “PR63” in Steve Tompkins “Early United States Quarters: 1796-1838”
 
Virgil Brand Collection - Steve Ivy, sold privately in 1976 - Heritage 8/1997:8252, $29,900 - Larry Whitlow, sold privately in 5/1998 - Eugene Gardner Collection - Heritage 10/2014:98345, $123,375
4 MS64 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2007:907, $69,000

4 MS64 estimated grade  
7 MS62 estimated grade  
8 MS61 PCGS grade  

Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 3/1988:1537 - American Numismatic Rarities 1/2005:427, $43,700 - Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7308, not sold

Denis Loring: A tough one to find in any grade, and in great demand by both "Red Book" collectors and Bust Quarter vasriety specialists. The Eliasberg gem brought $184,000 in Heritage 4/09:2323. High-grade examples are extremely rare: only eight are known above VF.