1872-CC Seated Liberty Quarter

The story of the 1872-CC Seated Liberty quarter is much the same for other coinage from the early years of the Carson City Mint: Relatively small numbers were required to meet the needs of commerce in the West. Of the 22,850 mintage, only a mere 120 are estimated to have survived.(1)

It is a challenge to locate the 1872-CC quarter in any condition because of its rarity and popularity with collectors. Examples in grades higher than VF-20 are especially difficult to find because most of the original population circulated heavily, with very few examples set aside for posterity.(2)

The splendidly positive value trend charts illustrate the undying appreciation collectors express for the 1872-CC Seated Liberty quarter.

Estimated survivors in all grades: 120
? The survivor estimate from PCGS represents an average of one or more experts' opinions as to how many examples survive of a particular coin in all grades. Survival estimates include coins that are raw, certified by PCGS, and certified by other grading services.
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PCGS Rarity Scale: 7.8
? The 'PCGS CoinFacts Rarity Scale' assesses the relative rarity of all U.S. coins, based on estimated surviving examples. The scale runs from 1.0 to 10.0. The higher the number, the rarer the coin.
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1. PCGS.  1872-CC 25C (Regular Strike).

2. Stack's Bowers Galleries.  1872-CC Liberty Seated Quarter.   Aug 2015 Auction.

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