The 1955 Washington quarters have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

1955 Quarter

Specifications

Type: Washington Quarter
Year: 1955
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 1955 quarter with no mint mark and also the 1955 D quarter. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

Series Location Quantity Minted
1955 Philadelphia 18,180,181
1955 D Denver 3,182,400

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 1955 quarters with no mint mark aren't particularly rare but they can still command a premium above their silver melt value. In extremely fine condition the value is around $6 per coin. In uncirculated condition the value is around $6-7.

The 1955 D quarters are more rare but there isn't much demand for them. In extremely fine condition they command a small premium over their silver melt value. In uncirculated condition each coin is valued at around $6-8.

Proof coins are available and they are valued at around $10 each. Graded proof coins with a grade of PR 67+ will sell for more. The Philadelphia mint issued out 378,000 proof coins.


See also:

1956 Quarter
1954 Quarter
1953 Quarter