Standing Liberty Quarters

The year was 1916. World World I was raging in Europe, and the political climate in the United States was definitely guarded. Nine years earlier, President Theodore Roosevelt had initiated using classical design motifs for our gold coins, and now, as the Coinage Act of 1890 had authorized, the smaller silver coins were eligible for changes. U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Charles Barber’s “uninspired” design had marked the quarter, dime and half dollar for the preceding quarter century, and the public was ready for something different. It was the perfect opportunity to issue a coin that, as a contemporary government report put it, “was intended to typify in a measure the awakening interest of the country to its own protection.”

Thus, the Standing Liberty quarter was born. As was the case with the other new coinage, a competition was held to select the design. The artist chosen was a prominent sculptor of the day, Hermon Atkins MacNeil, who was know.... (Expand Text)

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1916 STANDING LIBERTY 25C, STANDING LIBERTY, TYPE 1 MS65 Full Head

VERY LIGHT TRANSLUCENT TONE. FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE.
$31,500.00

1917 STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 1 MS67+ Full Head

TYPE 1. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED. COL GREEN PEDIGREE. CAC.
$18,500.00

1917-D STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 1 MS67 Full Head

TYPE 1. LOVELY COLOR. CAC.
$6,500.00

1917-D STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS67

TYPE 2. TIED WITH 2 ANOTHERS FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC
$8,500.00

1918/7-S STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS64

SATIN WHITE. ALMOST FULL HEAD.
$32,500.00

1919 STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS67 Full Head

GEM FULL HEAD. PERIPHERAL TONING ON SATIN WHITE PLANCHET.
$8,500.00

1920-S STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS66 Full Head

GEM BLAST WHITE. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$92,500.00

1924-D STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS66 Full Head

GEM FLASHY SATIN WHITE. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$8,500.00

1924-S STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS67 Full Head

VERY FLASHY WHITE! TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$38,500.00

1926 STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS67

GEM WHITE. ALMOST FULL HEAD. JUST 2 GRADED HIGHER.
$3,250.00

1927-D STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS66 Full Head

GEM WHITE. JUST 1 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$11,500.00

1927-S STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS65 Full Head

A DAZZLING WHITE GEM. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$165,000.00

1928-S STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS67 Full Head

A SATIN GEM. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$7,950.00

1928-S STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS67 Full Head

VERY FLASHY WHITE GEM.
$3,750.00

1930 STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 2 MS67 Full Head

A SATIN WHITE GEM. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$2,750.00