The 1952 Washington quarters have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1952 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Washington Quarter
Year: 1952
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 1952 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1952 D and 1952 S quarter. The S quarter is more valuable because it's more rare. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1952 Philadelphia 38,780,093
1952 D Denver 49,795,200
1952 S San Francisco 13,707,800

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.

The 1952 quarter with no mint mark is worth around $7.50 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the value is around $9 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $24.

The 1952 D quarter is worth around $7 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the value is around $9 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $28.

The 1952 S quarter is worth around $7.50 in extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition the value is around $12 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $36.

Proof coins with no mint mark are available and they are valued at around $45 in PR 65 condition. There were 81,980 proof coins minted.

Grading System

Extremely fine- The hair lines look sharp. The only signs of wear are on the eagle's breast and at the top of the eagle's legs.

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 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.

PR 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

1953 Quarter
1951 Quarter
1950 Quarter