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Specification for: 1887 Quarter (Proof)
Edge: Reeded
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Weight: 6.30 grams
Mintage: 710
Designer: Robert Ball Hughes/Christian Gobrecht
Diameter: 24.30 millimeters
Series: Liberty Seated Quarters 1838-1891
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**Top Number: 3rd Party Firms **Bottom Number: eBay

Explore other coin variants from the same year and denomination. The table below provides eBay sales, third-party auction results, and PCGS price guides in three tabs for easy comparison.

Coin Name Min Circulated Price Max Circulated Price Min Uncirculated Price Max Uncirculated Price
1887 Quarter (Regular Strike) $538.00 $765.00 $275.00 $1,475.00
1887 Quarter, CAM (Proof) - - $940.00 $1,136.00
Coin Name Min Circulated Price Max Circulated Price Min Uncirculated Price Max Uncirculated Price
1887 Quarter (Regular Strike) $92.00 $1,140.00 $4.50 $12,650.00
1887 Quarter, CAM (Proof) - - $517.00 $41,125.00
Coin Name Min Circulated Price Max Circulated Price Min Uncirculated Price Max Uncirculated Price
1887 Quarter, CAM (Proof) - - $750.00 $50,000.00
1887 Quarter (Regular Strike) $350.00 $1,450.00 $1,500.00 $25,000.00

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Price Based on eBay Sales and Third-Party Auction Results

Grade Impact Analysis

Auction Platform Grade Lowest Price Highest Price Average Price
3rd Party Firms MS-68 $7,050.00 $14,100.00 $9,595.83
eBay MS-67 $4,600.00 $4,600.00 $4,600.00
3rd Party Firms MS-67 $3,525.00 $7,200.00 $4,363.62
3rd Party Firms MS-66 $1,680.00 $3,850.00 $2,298.14
eBay MS-66 $2,330.00 $2,330.00 $2,330.00
3rd Party Firms MS-65+ $1,116.25 $1,116.25 $1,116.25
3rd Party Firms MS-65 $2.25 $3,740.00 $1,736.50
eBay MS-65 $1,950.00 $1,950.00 $1,950.00
3rd Party Firms MS-64+ $1,200.00 $1,292.50 $1,246.25
3rd Party Firms MS-64 $8.50 $3,738.00 $1,040.59
eBay MS-64 $895.01 $1,395.00 $1,057.75
eBay MS-63 $636.66 $1,350.00 $946.17
3rd Party Firms MS-63 $173.00 $1,586.25 $858.15
eBay MS-62 $511.76 $685.00 $598.92
3rd Party Firms MS-62 $437.00 $900.00 $588.21
3rd Party Firms MS-61 $360.00 $518.00 $421.00
eBay MS-61 $640.00 $640.00 $640.00
3rd Party Firms MS-60 $299.00 $575.00 $399.20
eBay MS-60 $675.00 $675.00 $675.00
3rd Party Firms AU-50 $259.00 $460.00 $359.50
3rd Party Firms PO-1 $374.00 $518.00 $434.33
  • 3rd Party Firms: These are reputable auction houses and dealers specializing in rare coins, such as A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd and Stack’s. They provide trustworthy services for buying and selling collectible coins.
  • Grade: This indicates the coin’s condition, ranging from Poor (P-1) to Mint State (MS-70). Higher grades, like MS-65+, signify better-preserved coins, which typically have higher values. For more details, refer to the Grade/Coin Condition Chart.

This chart illustrates the relationship between the grade of an 1887 Quarter (Proof) and its price. The data is plotted with the grade on the x-axis and the price in dollars ($) on the y-axis.

  • X-Axis (Grade): Represents the condition of the coin, from highest quality on the left to lower quality on the right. Higher grades indicate better preservation and minimal wear.
  • Y-Axis (Price $): Shows the price in dollars. This reflects the coin’s value at different grades.

Coin Condition Analysis

** Note: Prices are based on 191 auction/sold records from eBay and various 3rd party firms.

Auction House Analysis

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1887 Quarter (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 59.16% share, followed by Stack's Bowers / eBay with 9.42% / 8.38% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

  • X-Axis (Year): Represents the years from 1941 to 2023.
  • Y-Axis (Left, Price $): Shows the average auction price in dollars.
  • Y-Axis (Right, Auction Frequency): Indicates the number of auctions held each year.

Price Based on PCGS Estimation

Grade Impact Analysis

Grade Price Grade Price Grade Price
MS-68 $22,500.00 MS-67+ $6,500.00 MS-67 $5,000.00
MS-66+ $3,500.00 MS-66 $2,500.00 MS-65+ $2,000.00
MS-65 $1,750.00 MS-64+ $1,500.00 MS-64 $1,250.00
MS-63+ $1,100.00 MS-63 $1,000.00 MS-62+ $900.00
MS-62 $850.00 MS-61 $700.00 MS-60 $650.00
AU-58+ $600.00 AU-58 $550.00 AU-55+ $485.00
AU-55 $475.00 AU-53+ $460.00 AU-53 $450.00
AU-50+ $425.00 AU-50 $400.00 XF-45+ $375.00
XF-45 $350.00 XF-40 $325.00

** Note: These prices are based on the PCGS Price Guide, which tends to list higher values compared to most eBay sold prices for the same grade.

Coin Condition Analysis

Coin Condition Lowest Price Highest Price Average Price
Mint State $650.00 $22,500.00 $3,446.67
About Uncirculated $400.00 $600.00 $480.63
Extremely Fine $325.00 $375.00 $350.00

** Note: These prices are based on the PCGS Price Guide.

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