The 1946 Washington quarters have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1946 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Washington Quarter
Year: 1946
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

The US minted the 1946 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1946 D and 1946 S quarter. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1946 Philadelphia 53,436,000
1946 D Denver 9,072,800
1946 S San Francisco 4,204,000

Value

The value in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. 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.

The 1946 quarters with no mint mark don't have as much numismatic value. In fine to extremely fine condition they each sell for only a small premium above their scrap silver value. In uncirculated condition they sell for around $20-25 each.

The 1946 D quarters and 1946 S quarters are more rare and they are a little more valuable. In extremely fine condition they are valued at a $3-4 premium above their scrap silver value. In uncirculated condition the D quarters are valued at around $25 per coin, and the S quarters are valued at around $30 per coin.


See also:

1947 Quarter
1945 Quarter
1944 Quarter