The 1955 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 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.
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.