The 1928 Standing Liberty quarters have value as numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1928 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Standing Liberty Quarter
Year: 1928
Face Value: $0.25
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .18084 oz.
Total Weight: 6.25 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $3.05

The US minted the 1928 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1928 D quarter and the 1928 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
1928 Philadelphia 6,336,000
1928 D Denver 1,627,600
1928 S San Francisco 2,644,000

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $3.05 as of November 14, 2019. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $16.85 per ounce.

The 1928 quarters with no mint mark and the 1928 D quarters have similar values. In good condition each coin is worth around $7.50. In very fine condition the value is around $17. In extremely fine condition the value is around $35. In uncirculated condition the price is around $120 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $175.

The 1928 S quarter is worth around $7.50 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $22 and in extremely fine condition the value is around $40. In uncirculated condition the price is around $120 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $190.

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:

1929 Quarter
1927 Quarter
1926 Quarter