Silver Quarters

Capped Bust Quarter

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Capped (1815, 1818-1825, 1828, 1831-1838) 6.74 89% silver, 10% copper The Capped Bust Quarter was designed by German emigrant John Reich.  This silver coin was minted as needed from 1815 to 1838, the Spanish ‘2 reales’ (two-bits) was still in use and containing less silver … Continue reading »

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Draped Bust Quarter

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Draped (1796, 1804-1807) 6.74 89% silver, 10% copper The Draped Bust Quarter is the first United States quarter and was struck in 1796 (6,146) with a “Small Eagle” reverse (sometimes called the “Plain Eagle”) and then in 1804 thru 1807 (554,899 were struck) with a … Continue reading »

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Washington Quarter

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Washington (1932, 1934-1964) 6.25 90% silver, 10% copper Washington (1976-S) 5.75 40% silver, 60% copper The Washington Quarter was created to celebrate the Bicentennial of the United States’ first President, George Washington. His head was portrayed on the United States’ silver quarter dollar coin in 1932 … Continue reading »

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Barber Quarter

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Barber (1892-1916) 6.25 90% silver, 10% copper The Barber Quarter was one of the United States “Barber” series of silver dimes, quarters, and half-dollars coins which were minted from 1892 to 1916.  They got their name from the designer Chief Engraver Charles E. Barber. In … Continue reading »

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Seated Liberty Quarter

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Seated (1838-1853) 6.68 90% silver, 10% copper Seated (1853-1873) 6.22 90% silver, 10% copper Seated (1873-1891) 6.25 90% silver, 10% copper By the time the Seated Liberty Quarter was produced in 1838 the United States Mint started using a closed collar when striking which added … Continue reading »

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Standing Liberty Quarter

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Standing (1916-1921, 1923-1930) 6.25 90% silver, 10% copper The Standing Liberty Quarter was minted in the United States from 1916 to 1930 based on sculptor Hermon MacNeil’s designs of 1916 and 1917.  This silver coin is 24.3mm in diameter, weighing 6.25 grams. It is 90% … Continue reading »

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