1930 was the last year that the US minted the Standing Liberty quarters. These quarters have numismatic value, and the price can be quite high in some cases. Keep reading to learn more about these silver coins.

1930 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Standing Liberty Quarter
Year: 1930
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 1930 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1930 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
1930 Philadelphia 5,632,000
1930 S San Francisco 1,556,000

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.

Both the 1930 quarters with no mint mark and the 1930 D quarters have similar values. Each coin is worth around $7.50 in good condition. 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.

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:

1932 Quarter
1929 Quarter
1928 Quarter