1957 Quarter Value

Your 1957 quarter value starts a $3.15 each. This minimum price is because of the large silver content in old quarters.

1957 Quarter Value

If you discover your coin is in "Uncirculated" condition it is now worth a premium.

Two mints produced Washington quarters in 1957, Denver and Philadelphia, both valued approximately the same.

Condition is key to value differences and desirability of Washington quarters. You can get an idea of where your coin is on the value chart by comparing its condition to the "Grading" images below.

The adjacent image is a very nice uncirculated quarter, any collector would gladly add to their collection, also it is the type of coin a dealer would pay extra for. It is always possible your 1957 quarter is worth more.

1957 Quarter Value

  Condition of Coin
Date Good - G Fine - F Extremely Fine
1957 $3.15 $3.15 $3.15 $3.41
1957 D $3.15 $3.15 $3.15 $3.41
1957 Quarter Value Updated 1/16/2017

The coin value chart breaks the prices down by date, mintmark and state of preservation.

1957 Quarter -D- Mintmark
The "1957-D" is a quarter minted by the Denver mint in 1957 and values are given in four different "Grades." How to grade your coins is covered below.

1957 Quarter Value Rising With Condition

The quarter images below each represent different levels of desirability to a collector. From the most desirable "Uncirculated" grade to the least desirable, "Good" condition.

The grading descriptions describe what to examine as you judge the condition of your quarters.

Accurate 1957 quarter value depends upon a careful study of grade. This process is understandably one of the hardest to get correct, especially when large dollar amounts are at stake.

1957 Quarter Uncirculated Condition

Uncirculated: Untouched since being minted and no wear on its surfaces, a quarter in this condition is avidly sought by collectors and dealers. Admittedly few survive this nice. The top grade in both quality and value, requires close examination to confirm. Inspect the highest points of design and the fine details for evidence of wear. It is most noticeable as a dulling of the surface and breaks in the mint luster.

1957 Quarter Extremely Fine Condition

Extremely Fine: Still sharply defined with abundant detail remaining. Examine the high points of the hair, curls above the ear, including the cheek and neck line for minimum wear. The coin should standout from the rest as clearly detailed.

1957 Quarter Fine Condition

Fine: Still a respectable coin despite moderate wear. The hair and curls now show only major details. The neck and chin are worn to the point of merging. However the rim and date are clearly separated.

Washington Quarter Good Condition

Good: All the important details show but very flattened by wear. The tops of the letters have begun to merge into the rim. A 1957 quarter in this condition is worth the underlying silver bullion value.

High Auction Value for Quality

An "Uncirculated" quarter is a coin with no wear to its surfaces. A superb gem "Uncirculated" Washington quarter is of the quality with no wear, but also no contact marks or abrasions and has stunning eye appeal.

Such a gem was auctioned at an internet sale by Heritage Auction Galleries. The winning bid for this 1957 quarter was $230.

An example of careful handling and preservation setting new standards for the value of a 1957 quarter.

If your coins were put away long ago and untouched, your 1957 quarter is worth a second look.

Selling Coins

Selling your coins is always a challenge. However you have taken big steps towards understanding what is involved to accurately determine your 1957 quarter value. Insuring you get the best deal when selling coins.

From the denomination of the coin, to locating mintmarks, 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.

Washington Quarters Value

It is true most of the circulated Washington quarters value is directly tied to silver. However, a small number of rare dates and mints are worth a premium. All the issues are listed with their values on this page. Discover how much your quarters are worth.

More Quarter Values

Including more relating to your 1957 quarter value. Easily find how much your old coins are worth.

From Bust Quarters to Seated Liberty, Barber, Standing Liberty and Washington quarters. All series include Grading Images to judge the condition of your coins and coin value charts.

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