As of May, 2024, a 1898 Quarter, DCAM in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $625.00 and $100,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $73,437.50 in the 05/16/2019 by renowned auctioneer Legend Rare Coin Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Charles E. Barber
Edge: Reeded
Diameter: 24.30 millimeters
Weight: 6.30 grams
Mintage: 735
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Series: Barber Quarters 1892-1915

1898 Quarter, Dcam (Proof) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State625.00100,000.0013,383.82

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1898 Barber Quarter. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1898-O Quarter (Regular Strike)12.001,225.001,300.0060,000.00
1898-S Quarter (Regular Strike)15.001,150.001,300.0032,500.00
1898 Quarter (Regular Strike)12.00315.00350.0052,500.00
1898 Quarter (Proof)330.00410.00500.0037,500.00
1898 Quarter, CAM (Proof)N/AN/A575.0045,000.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1898 Quarter, Dcam (Proof) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1898 Quarter, DCAM (Proof) coin across various grades from MS-63 to MS-69. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-69 having the highest max price $73,437.50.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1898 Quarter, DCAM (Proof).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1898 Quarter, DCAM (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 59.80% share, followed by American Numismatic Rarities / Legend Rare Coin Auctions with 6.86% / 5.88% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1898 Quarter, DCAM (Proof) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions17,400.0001/14/2024
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions16,200.0009/17/2023
MS-67+PCGSHeritage Auctions7,200.0002/12/2023
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions11,400.0008/28/2022
MS-67+NGCHeritage Auctions7,800.0001/16/2022
MS-68PCGSStack's Bowers22,800.0008/25/2021
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions4,080.0010/18/2020
MS-67+PCGSStack's Bowers10,200.0008/11/2020
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC4,500.0004/05/2020
MS-69NGCStack's Bowers20,400.0003/25/2020
MS-67PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions7,050.0001/30/2020
MS-69PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions73,437.5005/16/2019
MS-68PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions24,675.0003/21/2019
MS-67+PCGSHeritage Auctions8,160.0003/16/2019
MS-63NGCHeritage Auctions1,140.0003/16/2019
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions22,800.0001/14/2019
MS-68PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions21,150.0005/17/2018
MS-68NGCStack's Bowers9,600.0003/21/2018
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions4,560.0001/03/2018
MS-66+PCGSHeritage Auctions3,407.5001/04/2017
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions5,875.0006/08/2016
MS-68PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions22,325.0005/19/2016
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions2,585.0008/16/2015
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions2,820.0004/26/2015
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions4,700.0001/07/2015
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions5,288.0012/14/2014
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions4,112.5009/04/2014
MS-68PCGSStack's Bowers12,925.0006/28/2014
MS-68PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers21,150.0006/02/2014
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions4,553.1304/23/2014
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions7,050.0001/08/2014
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions4,113.0012/05/2013
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions4,994.0009/25/2013
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions25,850.0008/08/2013
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions23,500.0001/09/2013
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions23,500.0010/18/2012
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions4,406.0008/02/2012
MS-68+NGCHeritage Auctions25,300.0002/02/2012
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions8,625.0012/08/2011
MS-67NGCStack's Bowers4,255.0009/13/2011
MS-66PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers4,600.0009/06/2011
MS-68NGCGoldberg Auctioneers9,787.0009/06/2011
MS-66PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers4,025.0009/06/2011
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions11,500.0008/11/2011
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions1,898.0003/17/2011
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,990.0001/05/2011
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions4,313.0001/05/2011
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions5,463.0004/28/2010
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions8,625.0004/28/2010
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions4,313.0010/22/2009
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,760.0007/15/2009
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions5,175.0007/01/2009
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions13,800.0004/01/2009
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions6,038.0004/01/2009
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions8,625.0004/01/2009
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,530.0004/01/2009
MS-68NGCBowers & Merena12,650.0009/01/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions7,763.0008/13/2008
MS-68NGCBowers & Merena12,650.0007/26/2008
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions29,325.0006/26/2008
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions8,625.0003/06/2008
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions46,000.0001/01/2008
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions4,888.0011/29/2007
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions7,188.0008/08/2007
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions25,300.0003/01/2007
MS-65NGCSuperior Galleries2,300.0005/28/2006
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions2,300.0004/06/2006
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions3,450.0002/09/2006
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions4,313.0001/01/2006
MS-67PCGSAmerican Numismatic Rarities3,800.0012/06/2005
MS-67PCGSAmerican Numismatic Rarities4,200.0012/06/2005
MS-66PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers6,325.0009/21/2005
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions5,175.0006/29/2005
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions6,900.0006/29/2005
MS-68NGCAmerican Numismatic Rarities9,000.0006/23/2005
MS-69NGCAmerican Numismatic Rarities18,400.0005/25/2005
MS-67NGCAmerican Numismatic Rarities5,000.0003/08/2005
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions10,925.0002/23/2005
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions19,550.0002/01/2005
MS-66NGCSuperior Galleries3,910.0011/18/2004
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions5,505.0011/04/2004
MS-67PCGSAmerican Numismatic Rarities5,800.0008/15/2004
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions6,900.0008/01/2004
MS-67PCGSSuperior Galleries4,600.0005/31/2004
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions3,680.0005/05/2004
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions14,950.0003/25/2004
MS-68NGCSuperior Galleries9,200.0001/06/2004
MS-67NGCSuperior Galleries5,750.0009/14/2003
MS-67PCGSBowers & Merena4,313.0007/30/2003
MS-67NGCAmerican Numismatic Rarities5,175.0007/25/2003
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions4,485.0001/08/2003
MS-68PCGSBowers & Merena14,950.0001/01/2003
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions5,290.0007/27/2002
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,243.0001/13/2002
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions15,525.0001/09/2002