The 1947 Washington quarters have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1947 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Washington Quarter
Year: 1947
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 1947 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1947 D and 1947 S quarter. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1947 Philadelphia 22,556,000
1947 D Denver 15,338,400
1947 S San Francisco 5,532,000

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 1947 quarters with no mint mark don't have as much numismatic value as the other mint varieties. In fine to extremely fine condition they only sell for a small premium above their scrap silver value. In uncirculated condition they sell for around $15 each.

The 1947 D quarters are more rare and they have more numismatic value. In extremely fine condition they will each sell for a $3-4 premium above their silver melt value. In uncirculated condition they sell for around $20 each coin.

The 1947 S quarters are the most rare for this year and therefore they have the most numismatic value. In extremely fine condition the value is around $10 per coin. In uncirculated condition they sell for around $25 per coin.


See also:

1948 Quarter
1946 Quarter
1945 Quarter