Your 1957 quarter value starts a $2.97 each. This minimum price is because of the large silver content in old quarters.
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.
The coin value chart breaks the prices down by date, mintmark and state of preservation.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.