The 1926 Standing Liberty quarters are rare and they have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1926 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Standing Liberty Quarter
Year: 1926
Face Value: $0.25
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .18084 oz.
Total Weight: 6.25 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $3.08

The US minted the 1926 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1926 D quarter and the 1926 S quarter. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the front side of the coin on the botton left side.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1926 Philadelphia 11,316,000
1926 D Denver 1,716,000
1926 S San Francisco 2,700,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $3.08 as of November 19, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.05 per ounce.

The 1926 quarter with no mint mark is worth around $7.50 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $20. In extremely fine condition the value is around $40. In uncirculated condition the price is around $130 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $150.

The 1926 D quarter is worth around $7.50 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $35 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $70. In uncirculated condition the price is around $150 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $225.

Lastly the 1926 S quarter is worth around $7.50 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $28 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $90. In uncirculated condition the price is around $375 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $800.

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.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1927 Quarter
1925 Quarter
1924 Quarter