Your 1959 quarter value starts a $3.68 each. This minimum represents the high silver content in the coin.
Most circulated Washington quarters in the 1950's trade at or near this price because of silver value.
The next challenge is determining the condition of your old quarter. Commonly found heavily worn, see if your coin is in a higher more collectible "uncirculated" condition, and compare it to the "Grading" images below.
If you discover your coin is in the "Uncirculated" condition it now is worth a premium.
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 1959 quarter is worth more.
1959 Quarter Value
|Condition of Coin|
|Date||Good - G||Fine - F||Extremely Fine
|1959 Quarter Value Updated||2013|
The coin value chart defines prices by the date, the presence of a mintmark and the condition of your coin.
The highest priced Washington quarters are always the "Uncirculated" examples, the first image. Descending to the lowest value "Good" condition quarters. Most collectors eventually replace these "Good" coins with a finer example.
Uncirculated: A 1959 quarter in the "Uncirculated" grade exhibits absolutely no wear on its surfaces. The coin appears as if freshly minted. Although natural toning acquired over the years can be very desirable. This combination of factors results in the most desirable and valuable coins.
Extremely Fine: Washington quarters first begin to wear on the cheek, hair and curls. The detail of the hair begins to merge and a slight diminish to the roundness of the cheeks. Still a very sharp looking coin.
Fine: On this coin the small and finer details have worn away and the area surrounding the ear has flattened from circulation. Many transfers from hand to hand have left their mark. However, eye appeal is still rather nice.
Good: All the major details show but very flattened by wear. The tops of the letters have begun to merge into the rim. In this grade, 1959 quarter value is their silver content.
Teletrade Internet Auction presents a gem condition 1959 Washington quarter and nets $360 for a pleased seller. And delivers a true rare coin to the happy buyer.
Quality of preservation sets this coin apart. Golden toning encircling the rim frames the silver-white center. Rendering remarkable eye appeal uninterrupted by any noticeable bruises to the surfaces of the coin.
A new 1959 quarter value standard is set. Many Washington quarters have been put away in collections over the years. If yours is "Uncirculated" the 1959 quarter is worth a second look.
Selling your coins is always a challenge. However you have taken big steps towards understanding what is involved to accurately determine your 1959 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. If the quarters in your collection represent excellent quality form careful preservation. The 1959 quarter value may reach higher than you expect.
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.
1959 quarter 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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