Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1870 Standard Silver Quarter in Nickel
    Unique Judd-893A, PR64
    Discovered in 1993

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-893A, Pollock-991, Unique, PR64 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A bust of Liberty wearing a cap ornamented with three stars faces right, the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA surrounds the figure, and a scroll with IN GOD WE TRUST is below. The reverse reads 25 CENTS 1870 in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton and corn. Struck in nickel with a reeded edge. According to Andy Pollock, this unique nickel pattern was discovered by Rick Montgomery while at PCGS and publicized in the March 22, 1993 issue of Coin World. Its silver-like appearance and weight may explain how it avoided detection in the numismatic community for so long. Just a hint of golden color graces each side. A few dark toning spots are present on the obverse. The reverse shows heavy clashing around the borders.
    Ex: Southern Collection; Bob R. Simpson; Regency Auction XX (Legend Rare Coin Auctions, 1/2017), lot 45.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 71137)

    View all of [Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part V ]

    View Certification Details from PCGS

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    22nd-25th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 254

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Apr 23, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 6 days left to consign to the 2021 August 19 - 20 ANA WFOM World Coins Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    It is with a sense of tremendous gratitude that I wish to convey my sincere appreciation to you for the manner in which you managed the recent sale of my currency collection.
    Thomas Flynn,
    Scottsdale, AZ
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search