The 1950 Washington quarters have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1950 Quarter


Type: Washington Quarter
Year: 1950
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 1950 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1950 D and 1950 S quarter. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1950 Philadelphia 24,920,126
1950 D Denver 21,075,600
1950 S San Francisco 10,284,004


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.

If you coin is in extremely fine condition then the value will be worth the silver scrap value + a $2-4 premium. The value in uncirculated condition will depend on the mint mark. The 1950 quarter with no mint mark is worth about $15-20 in uncirculated condition. The 1950 D quarter is worth around $20 in uncirculated condition. Lastly the 1950 S quarter is worth around $25 in uncirculated condition.

Proof coins are available and they are valued at around $50 each. Graded proof coins with a grade of PR 67+ will generally sell for over $100. The Philadelphia mint issued out only 51,000 proof coins, which is why they are valuable.

See also:

1951 Quarter
1949 Quarter
1948 Quarter