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1945 Quarter Value

The 1945 quarter value is a minimum of $5.21 . A fair price for an old coin that is normally found relatively worn.

1945 Quarter Value
1945 Quarter -D- Mintmark

It is the large silver content that helps raise the value to $5.21 . Most circulated Washington quarters in the 1940's trade at or near this price.

If you discover your coin is in the "Uncirculated" condition, now it is worth a premium. Additionally, the two branch mint issues, Denver and San Francisco are even more valuable. These are identified by a small "D" or "S" found on the reverse.

It is always possible your 1945 quarter is worth more.

The adjacent image is a very nice uncirculated quarter, bright and lustrous and showing no signs of wear. The type of coin any collector would gladly add to their collection, also a coin dealers would pay extra to add to inventory.

The coin value chart defines prices by the date, the presence of a mintmark and the condition of your coin.

1945 Quarter Value
 Condition of Coin
  1945 Quarter Value Updated 7/6/2024
1945 $5.21 $5.21 $5.53 $6.93
1945 D $5.21 $5.21 $5.53 $24
1945 S $5.21 $5.21 $5.21 $7.19

A listing of "1945-D" is a quarter struck at the Denver mint in 1945. The "S" or "D" mintmark is located on the reverse, below the wreath. Also, different condition definitions and a section on how to "Grade" your quarters is found below.

Grading Finds 1945 Quarter Value

The most valuable Washington quarters are always the "Uncirculated" examples, the first image. The lowest value quarters are in "Good" condition. Most collectors eventually replace these "Good" coins with a finer example.

1945 Quarter Uncirculated Condition

Uncirculated: Best described as never been touched, appearing as if fresh from the mint. The color of the coin is either bright silver white or naturally toned. Technically the requirement is the total absence of wear. Look for the first evidence of abrasion from circulation showing as a break of the delicate luster on the cheeks.

Washington 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. This quarter should standout from the rest in better quality.

Washington Quarter Fine Condition

Fine: The 1945 quarter value is reduced as wear has begun to take its toll on this quarter. Flattened areas of wear cover Washington's hair and curls. Although the hair line along the forehead is visible.

1945 Quarter Good Condition

Good: The rim and the tops of the lettering are now connected to a degree. The portrait is distinct but in outline form. This 1945 quarter is typical of the condition that trades at the silver bullion value.

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High Auction Results for Original Quality

If collectors like your coin they don't hesitate to pay for it. In an internet auction held by Teletrade Coin and Currency Auctions, $340 was the final bid on a superb 1945-D Washington Quarter.

The quarter combined gleaming silver white luster on a bold sharp strike, with no detracting marks.

A price of $340 proves Washington quarters are a popular and competitive series to collect.

Selling your coins can be an exciting event. Dealer listings and rare coin auctions and their results are very informative. Compare your coins and see how much your 1945 quarter is worth.