The 1949 Washington quarters have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.
Type: Washington Quarter
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 1949 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1949 D quarter. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.
The value in poor 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.
Quarters from 1949 are more rare than some of the other US quarter series. Therefore they can be valued at a premium. Both the 1949 quarter with no mint mark and the 1949 D quarter are worth around $10 each in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the value is higher at around $30 each.