1948 quarter value

1948 Quarter Value

the 1948 Quarter is worth more than its face value, due to its numismatic value and silver bullion content. Continue reading if you want to know what is a 1948 quarter value.

1984 quarter obverse
1948 quarter reverse

Coin Specification

  • Type: Wahington Quarter
  • Country: United States
  • Year: 1948
  • Face Value: 0.25 USD
  • Silver Weight: .18085 troy oz (5.625 g)
  • Metal Composition: 90% Silver – 10% Copper

The 1948 Quarter coin’s obverse (Head) features Washington’s side along with the inscription 1948 – 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.

1948 Silver Quarter can be found in different versions of mintage types:

  • 1948 Quarter without a mint mark, was struck at the Philadelphia mint with a total quantity of 35,196,000.
  • 1948 D Quarter, was struck at the Denver mint with a total quantity of 16,766,800.
  • 1948 S Quarter, was struck at the San Francisco mint with a total quantity of 15,960,000.

Note: The mint mark for the 1948 Quarter is visible on the reverse, beneath the Eagle. 

What is a 1948 quarter value?

The 1948 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 instance, the value of a 1948 quarter in a circulated condition varies between ($3.5 to $5) based on a silver spot priced at $20. However, the 1948 quarter in an uncirculated MS67 condition is worth about $1,200.

The 1948 S quarter in an uncirculated MS+ condition is worth about $212. The 1948 D quarter in uncirculated MS66 condition is worth about $72.

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