The 1845 Seated Liberty quarters have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1845 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Seated Liberty Quarter
Year: 1845
Face Value: $0.25
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .1933 oz.
Total Weight: 6.68 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $4.06

The US minted the 1845 quarter with no mint mark. No other series were minted for this year.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1845 Philadelphia 922,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $4.06 as of October 04, 2022. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $21.00 per ounce.

The 1845 quarter is worth around $50 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $80. In extremely fine condition the value is around $165. In uncirculated condition the price is around $650 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $1,250.

Grading System

Good- The word "LIBERTY" on the shield is not readable. The letters and the date are readable.

Very fine- The word "LIBERTY" on the shield is strong.

Extremely fine- The word "LIBERTY" on the shield and the edges on the scroll are distinct.

MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.

MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.

 

Sources:

The Red Book