As of June, 2024, a 1881 Quarter, CAM in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $750.00 and $40,000.00, 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 $44,063.00 in the 11/15/2013 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Edge: Reeded
Diameter: 24.30 millimeters
Weight: 6.30 grams
Mintage: 975
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Series: Liberty Seated Quarters 1838-1891

1881 Quarter, Cam (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 State750.0040,000.006,856.25

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 1881 Liberty Seated 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($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1881 Quarter (Regular Strike)250.00875.00900.0040,000.00
1881 Quarter (Proof)450.00600.00650.0022,500.00
1881 Quarter, DCAM (Proof)N/AN/A1,750.0035,000.00

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.

1881 Quarter, Cam (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 1881 Quarter, CAM (Proof) coin across various grades from MS-62 to MS-68+. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-68+ having the highest max price $44,063.00.

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 1881 Quarter, CAM (Proof).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1881 Quarter, CAM (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 65.05% share, followed by Bowers & Merena / Legend Rare Coin Auctions with 7.77% / 5.83% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1881 Quarter, CAM (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-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,400.0004/24/2023
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,143.6004/12/2023
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,100.0012/18/2022
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions2,040.0010/09/2022
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions2,467.5009/08/2022
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions2,160.0008/03/2022
MS-62PCGSStack's Bowers840.0010/27/2021
MS-66NGCDavid Lawrence RC2,650.0010/17/2021
MS-67PCGSStack's Bowers3,840.0008/25/2021
MS-66+PCGSHeritage Auctions3,600.0007/15/2021
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions3,360.0001/24/2021
MS-68NGCGoldberg Auctioneers9,900.0006/03/2020
MS-66+PCGSHeritage Auctions3,120.0004/26/2020
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions1,860.0002/23/2020
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions1,740.0001/12/2020
MS-63NGCDavid Lawrence RC875.0010/27/2019
MS-66+PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions4,112.5010/24/2019
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions1,717.2010/14/2018
MS-64NGCLegend Rare Coin Auctions852.5008/19/2018
MS-64+NGCHeritage Auctions1,140.0007/15/2018
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions660.0002/22/2018
MS-66+PCGSHeritage Auctions2,880.0001/03/2018
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions2,200.0006/15/2017
MS-66PCGSStack's Bowers1,703.7503/29/2017
MS-64PCGSStack's Bowers1,292.5003/29/2017
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions1,762.5001/06/2016
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions764.9207/12/2015
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions1,880.0005/19/2015
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions7,637.5001/07/2015
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,350.0001/07/2015
MS-66+PCGSHeritage Auctions3,290.0010/08/2014
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions4,406.2510/08/2014
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,820.0007/10/2014
MS-68+PCGSHeritage Auctions41,125.0006/23/2014
MS-66PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions4,112.5005/22/2014
MS-64PCGSGreat Collections1,375.0003/30/2014
MS-67NGCGreat Collections3,922.6002/09/2014
MS-67PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions5,750.0012/19/2013
MS-68+NGCHeritage Auctions44,063.0011/15/2013
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,115.0009/25/2013
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,585.0009/25/2013
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,122.0008/08/2013
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,233.0006/05/2013
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,350.0004/24/2013
MS-66+PCGSHeritage Auctions5,175.0005/30/2012
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,323.0004/18/2012
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions863.0004/18/2012
MS-66+PCGSHeritage Auctions3,450.0012/08/2011
MS-66PCGSStack's Bowers4,313.0011/15/2011
MS-66PCGSStack's Bowers3,450.0008/15/2011
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions4,025.0008/11/2011
MS-62PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers661.0006/01/2011
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions10,925.0004/27/2011
MS-66PCGSDavid Lawrence RC4,025.0002/07/2011
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions1,843.0001/05/2011
MS-66PCGSBowers & Merena3,220.0001/03/2011
MS-67NGCHeritage Auctions4,025.0012/02/2010
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions2,760.0007/08/2010
MS-67NGCBowers & Merena3,910.0006/17/2010
MS-66PCGSBowers & Merena2,990.0002/15/2010
MS-63NGCHeritage Auctions978.0002/03/2010
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,380.0001/06/2010
MS-65PCGSBowers & Merena1,784.0011/13/2009
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions1,611.0010/22/2009
MS-65PCGSBowers & Merena1,955.0009/22/2009
MS-64NGCDavid Lawrence RC1,495.0008/31/2009
MS-64PCGSBowers & Merena1,495.0008/05/2009
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,955.0007/31/2009
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,265.0007/31/2009
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions2,070.0007/31/2009
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions2,530.0003/01/2009
MS-62PCGSDavid Lawrence RC598.0002/19/2009
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,553.0002/01/2009
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions2,530.0001/01/2009
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions2,703.0010/01/2008
MS-65NGCDavid Lawrence RC2,645.0007/24/2008
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions1,610.0005/28/2008
MS-65NGCSuperior Galleries2,070.0005/26/2008
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,840.0004/01/2008
MS-63PCGSHeritage Auctions1,035.0011/29/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions3,460.0008/08/2007
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions10,350.0005/01/2007
MS-65PCGSBowers & Merena1,955.0003/01/2007
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,760.0007/07/2006
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions1,725.0006/01/2006
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions2,990.0001/24/2006
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions5,750.0011/02/2005
MS-65PCGSAmerican Numismatic Rarities1,955.0009/18/2005
MS-67NGCAmerican Numismatic Rarities2,990.0005/25/2005
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions2,300.0001/12/2005
MS-62PCGSHeritage Auctions460.0001/12/2005
MS-66NGCBowers & Merena2,415.0010/29/2004
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions2,415.0006/03/2004
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,530.0005/05/2004
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions5,980.0001/07/2004
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,530.0002/01/2003
MS-65NGCSuperior Galleries1,955.0001/06/2003
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions10,350.0009/01/2002
MS-62PCGSHeritage Auctions380.0006/01/2002
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions1,553.0004/25/2002
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions1,553.0004/01/2002