1939 Quarter value
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1939 Quarter Value

the 1939 Quarter is worth more than its face value, due to its numismatic value and silver bullion content. Continue reading if you want to know how much is a 1939 quarter worth.

1939 Quarter obverse
Obverse
1939 quarter reverse
Reverse

Coin Specification

  • Type: Wahington Quarter
  • Country: United States
  • Year: 1939
  • Face Value: 0.25 USD
  • Silver Weight: .18085 troy oz (5.625 g)
  • Metal Composition: 90% Silver – 10% Copper

The 1939 Quarter coin’s obverse (Head) features Washington’s side along with the inscription 1939 – LIBERTY – IN GOD WE TRUST. The reverse (tail) features the eagle, and two olive branches along with the inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  – E PLURIBUS UNO – QUARTER DOLLAR.

1939 Silver Quarter can be found in different versions of mintage types:

  • 1939 Quarter without a mint mark, was struck at the Philadelphia mint with a total quantity of 33,540,000.
  • 1939 D Quarter, was struck at the Denver mint with a total quantity of 7,092,000.
  • 1939 S Quarter, was struck at the San Francisco mint with a total quantity of 2,628,000.

Note: The mint mark for the 1939 Quarter is visible on the reverse, beneath the Eagle. 

How much is a 1939 quarter worth?

The 1939 quarter has a total silver content of 90% silver (.18085 troy oz, 5.625 g). Therefore, it is worth at least its weight in silver. For example, the value of a 1939 quarter in a circulated condition varies between ($3.8 to $7) based on a silver spot priced at $21. However, the 1939 quarter in an uncirculated MS68 condition is worth about $1,250.

The 1939 S quarter in an uncirculated MS67 condition is worth about $495 and in MS65 condition is worth about $365. The 1939 D quarter in uncirculated MS67 condition is worth about $530.

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