Your 1950 quarter value starts at $3.99 , the price of silver it contains. But often raising the value of old quarters are mint marks and condition.
Find an "Uncirculated" example and the value is at least $5.07 with the "S" mint 1950 Washington quarter worth over $14 in "uncirculated" condition.
The quickest to check for different values are mint marks. Three minting facilities produced Washington quarters in 1950, Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco. The two most valuable in the higher grades are the Denver and San Francisco coins. The "D" or "S" mintmark, indicating the specific mint, is found on the reverse.
To reach higher values your coin must be in nice condition and exhibit great detail. The 1950 quarter pictured is an outstanding example. In this condition it is worth considerably more than the minimum silver value.
Identifying mint marks and especially condition accurately, combines to reveal how much your 1950 quarter is worth today.
1950 Quarter Value
|Condition of Coin|
|Date||Good - G||Fine - F||Extremely Fine
|1950 Quarter Value Updated||3/3/2014|
The terms used in the coin values chart about the condition of your quarter are described in detail below.
The quarter images below each represent different levels of desirability to a collector. From the "Uncirculated" grade, the most desirable, to the least, "Good" condition.
The grading descriptions describe what to examine as you judge the condition of your quarters.
Accurate 1950 quarter value depends upon a careful study of grade. This process is understandably one of the hardest to get correctly, especially when large dollar amounts are at stake.
Uncirculated: A quarter in this grade has never circulated through commerce and survives today untouched. Showing no signs of wear, it still has the look of brand new. The most desirable condition to collectors and the highest values.
Extremely Fine: Still sharply defined with abundant detail remaining, the high points of the hair, curls above the ear, the cheek and neck line show slight wear. The coin should standout as one decidedly better from most.
Fine: Most of the fine detail in the hair is lost, the area around the ear is smooth, but the major design elements are still bold. True the coin has a worn appearance, but not tired. Overall a pleasing coin.
Good: All the major details show but very flattened by wear. The tops of the letters have begun to merge into the rim. A 1950 quarter typical of this condition trades at its underlying silver bullion value.
Selling coins is always a challenge. However you have taken big steps towards understanding what is involved to accurately determine your 1950 quarter value. Insuring you get the best deal when selling coins.
From the denomination of the coin, to locating mint marks, to examining and judging its condition and deciding a Grade. This understanding of how to value old coins yourself helps greatly when dealing with any future buyers of your coins.
Look through your box of old coins, discover any treasure hiding inside. Research them, not only on this site, but others. Now you can decide if and when to sell your coins.
Their value is tied closely to the price of silver. However, a few rare dates and mint marks stand out, if found in high condition. Compare your coins to the grading images and separate then by condition. Follow your coin's value on the silver charts, and check for rare dates and mint marks.
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