1916 Standing Liberty Quarter

The 1916 Standing Liberty quarters are very rare and they command high prices. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.


Type: Standing Liberty Quarter
Year: 1916
Face Value: $0.25
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: 5.62 grams
Total Weight: 6.25 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $3.22

There is no mint mark for this coin and it was only minted in Philadelphia. 1916 D quarters or 1916 S quarters do not exist.

Date Minted Location Quantity Minted
1916 Philadelphia 52,000


The value in circulated condition is worth a lot more than its weight in silver. But just for reference, the scrap silver value for this coin is $3.22 as of September 19, 2019. This scrap value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.83 per ounce.

A 1916 Standing Liberty quarter in any condition will be valuable. However the value rises significantly with each small increase in grade. In good condition the value will be around $3200. In very good condition the value rises to around $4600. In fine condition the price is around $5700. In about uncirculated condition this coin sells for around $8,000. Finally the price reaches around $15,500 for coins in uncirculated condition with a grade of MS63.

Note that this is a collectible numismatic coin so therefore the value will change based on the collector's market and the overall economy.

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1917 Quarter