The 1953 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: .18084 oz.
Total Weight: 6.25 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $3.19
The US minted the 1953 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1953 D and 1953 S quarter. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.
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This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $3.19 as of January 21, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $17.66 per ounce.
Each series has roughly the same values, except in uncirculated condition for high grades. In extremely fine condition each coin is valued at around $7. In about uncirculated condition the value is around $8. In uncirculated condition the price is around $9 for coins with an MS 60 grade.
In uncirculated condition with a grade of MS 65 the values around the following: $25 for the 1953 quarter with no mint mark, $32 for the 1953 D quarter, and $23 for the 1953 S quarter.
Proof coins with no mint mark are available and they are valued at around $45 in PR 65 condition. There were 128,800 proof coins minted.
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.
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