The 1875 Seated Liberty quarters have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1875 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Seated Liberty Quarter
Year: 1875
Face Value: $0.25
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .18084 oz.
Total Weight: 6.25 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $3.80

The US minted the 1875 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1875 CC quarter and 1875 S quarter. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1875 Philadelphia 4,292,800
1875 CC Carson City 140,000
1875 S San Francisco 680,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $3.80 as of October 04, 2022. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $21.00 per ounce.

The 1875 quarter with no mint mark is worth around $30 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $45. In extremely fine condition the value is around $65. In uncirculated condition the price is around $275 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $550.

The 1875 CC quarter is worth around $275 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $850. In extremely fine condition the value is around $1,450. In uncirculated condition the price is around $5,500 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $8,000.

The 1875 S quarter is worth around $45 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $130. In extremely fine condition the value is around $250. In uncirculated condition the price is around $600 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,000.

Proof coins with no mint mark are available and they are each valued at around $750 in PR 63 condition. There were 700 proof coins minted.

Grading System

Good- The word "LIBERTY" on the shield is not readable. The letters and the date are readable.

Very fine- The word "LIBERTY" on the shield is strong.

Extremely fine- The word "LIBERTY" on the shield and the edges on the scroll are distinct.

MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.

MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.

PR 63 proof- This coin has reflective surfaces and only a few blemishes away from the major focal points. There are no major flaws.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1876 Quarter