The 1921 Standing Liberty quarters are rare and they have a lot of numismatic value. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1921 Quarter


Type: Standing Liberty Quarter
Year: 1921
Face Value: $0.25
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .18084 oz.
Total Weight: 6.25 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $5.57

There is no mint mark for this coin and it was only minted in Philadelphia. 1921 D quarters or 1921 S quarters do not exist!

Series Location Quantity Minted
1921 Philadelphia 1,916,000


This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $5.57. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $30.83 per ounce.

The 1921 quarter is rare and thus it has a lot of numismatic value. This coin is worth around $165 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $550. In extremely fine condition the value is around $750. In uncirculated condition the price is around $1,500 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $2,000.

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Grading System

Good- The date and the letters are readable. The top of the date is worn. Liberty's toes and right leg are completely worn. There is a lot of wear on Liberty's left leg and the drapery lines.

Very fine- The garmet line across liberty's leg looks worn, but it's visible at the sides.

Extremely fine- Only the high spots are flattened. Liberty's toes look sharp. The drapery lines across Liberty's right leg are clearly visible.

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.



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See also:

1923 Quarter
1920 Quarter
1919 Quarter