What quarters are valuable?

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Quarters dated 1964 and prior are 90% silver and worth about $5.50 at the time of writing just in pure silver content. 1916 Standing Liberty quarters are key dates and worth quite a bit. Coins in their original mint packaging are worth a premium, especially if they are proofs.

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Which quarters are valuable?

U.S. quarters dated 1964 or earlier are 90% silver and worth more than a quarter.

Why are 1972 quarters valuable?

They aren't. A lot of 1972 quarters were minted, none of them contain silver. They are worth only $.25.

What years are the most valuable for Quarters?

Quarters have been issued since the 1790s so there are many years and mint marks that are valuable. You can get an overview from a site such as At least within the last hundred or so years, two of the most valuable quarters are a 1901-S Barber quarter and a 1916 Standing Liberty quarter.

Are painted quarters more or less valuable than unpainted quarters?

the value of the painted quarter is worth the same as a unpainted quarter

What is the value of un-circulated state quarters?

Not much more than circulated state quarters. They're not old or rare enough to be especially valuable.

How much are 1997 quarters worth?

Do you mean 1,997 quarters, or quarters from 1997, LOL? In any case they're worth 25¢ each. Out of curiosity, because these are readily available in pocket change, what made you suspect they are valuable?

Which is the more valuable quarters?

All the 1999 state quarters are worth more than the other years. That is b/c it was only minted half the year vs. a full year. Typically, you'll find half the quanity as the other state released quarters.

Are 1976 bicentennial quarters valuable?

None of the bicentennial quarters made for general circulation have any silver or are worth more than face value. Only Proof and collectors coins sold from the US Mint are worth more.

What is the date of the most valuable US quarter dollar?

That's an extremely broad question. Quarters have been issued since the 1790s so there are many valuable issues, and the "most valuable" title can shift as time passes. Some of the highest-value quarters are 1796, 1870-CC, and 1871-CC. You can find a full set of current prices at any number of web sites. One good portal site is

Will state quarters become rare and valuable?

Not any time soon. Millions and Millions of each were made that it is very very easy to find them in circulation.

What quarters between 1964 through 2007 are valuable?

1964 quarters are worth about $3 each for their silver content. 1965 and later quarters are made of cupronickel and have no extra metal value. There are a few errors among the state quarters but everything else is worth 25¢. Major s/q errors are: > Delaware quarters where the horse and rider on the back (Caesar Rodney, if you care) are oriented the same direction as Washington's head on the front. > Iowa quarters where the corn stalk has one or more extra leaves.

What is the most rare year for silver quarters?

Do you mean rarest in terms of the number of coins issued, or in terms of values? Quarters have been issued for over 200 years and there are some enormously valuable specimens, including overdates and early proofs. You can scan a list of prices by looking at and, for example. Assuming you are referring to Washington quarters, the rarest and most valuable are the 1932-D and 1932-S