Table of Contents
- 1 How do I know if my 1776-1976 quarter is worth money?
- 2 Where is the mint mark on a 1976 bicentennial quarter?
- 3 What is the error on a bicentennial quarter?
- 4 Are there any rare bicentennial quarters?
- 5 Are there any rare Bicentennial quarters?
- 6 How can you tell if a Bicentennial quarter is silver?
- 7 Are bicentennial coins worth anything?
- 8 Is there a rare bicentennial quarter?
How do I know if my 1776-1976 quarter is worth money?
Any piece in circulated condition is generally only worth its face value. In other words, 25 cents. Bicentennial quarters were made to commemorate America’s 200th birthday. They feature a special reverse design and the date “1776–1976” in honor of the occasion.
Where is the mint mark on a 1976 bicentennial quarter?
Mint Marks: Mint marks indicating which mint a coin came from can be seen on the lower right front of the coin, near Washington’s pigtail. “S” stands for the San Francisco mint, “D” for Denver and a blank specifies Philadelphia.
Is there Silver in a 1976 bicentennial quarter?
Bicentennial Quarter Dollars were produced in 1975 and 1976 in the usual copper-nickel “clad” versions, but also in a resurrected 40% silver “clad” alloy (same as on the 1965-1970 Half Dollars). Both Mint State and Proof version were made.
What is the error on a bicentennial quarter?
Errors on 1776-1976 dual-dated coins struck to celebrate America’s Bicentennial are especially popular. Stack’s Bowers Galleries offered a 1976-D Washington quarter dollar Aug. 19 that was an obverse die cap error. Graded Mint State 67 by Numismatic Guaranty Co., it realized $2,880.
Are there any rare bicentennial quarters?
Since over 1.6 billion Bicentennial quarters were made between the Philadelphia and Denver United States Mint facilities, they are still occasionally found in circulation.
What year of quarters are worth keeping?
Quarters dated 1964 and earlier are 90% silver and worth many times their face value. With today’s high value of silver your old coins are becoming surprisingly valuable. Scarce and rare quarters are found in all the design series. Early era quarters, 1796 to the 1890’s are all scarce.
Are there any rare Bicentennial quarters?
How can you tell if a Bicentennial quarter is silver?
Silver Bicentennial Quarters You can tell the difference because of the dual date “1776–1976” as well as the drummer pictured on the back side (reverse) of the coin. Not all bicentennial quarters are silver, though. Look for those with an “S” mintmark, meaning they were struck at the San Francisco Mint.
How can you tell if a 1976 quarter is silver?
Silver Bicentennial Quarters Look for those with an “S” mintmark, meaning they were struck at the San Francisco Mint. Each of these 1976-S quarters are made from 40% silver for a total of 0.0739 troy oz (roughly 2.3 grams) of pure silver content.
Are bicentennial coins worth anything?
Bicentennial Quarter Values and Prices Since circulated examples can be readily found in circulation, they are worth no more than face value. However, uncirculated coins and special edition coins made for collectors, are worth slightly more.
Is there a rare bicentennial quarter?
How can you tell if a bicentennial quarter is silver?