Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 560,390,585
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.15 (5/29/2017)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1964 25C MS obverse 1964 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The total mintage of 1964-dated quarters represents three years of coinage, as Congress authorized a date freeze to combat the national coin shortage. Philadelphia's production of this issue was evenly divided between those struck in 1964 and those made the following year. The San Francisco Assay Office began striking 1964(P) quarters in 1965, making over 15 million that year and 4.6 million in the opening months of 1966. Most of these later strikings went straight to hoarders, as the first copper-nickel-clad quarters had been released in November of 1965.

Examples are plentiful through MS 66, but the population drops off in higher grades. Many 1964(P) quarters were poorly made, as the mints were focused solely on quantity over quality. Numerous varieties are known, including a richer than usual crop of doubled-die reverses. Also highly sought are the Type B Reverse coins struck from retired or unneeded proof dies. With proof mintages reaching nearly four million pieces, such dies were made in large numbers.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/24/2016

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1964 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 4.90 5.00 5.50 6.00 6.50 7.75 7.85 8.00 8.15 8.25 8.35 9.00 9.75 12.50 24.00 67.50 1400 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2056
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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6/11/2017 MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1256/Lot# 3493


Auction Prices Realized

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5/25/2002 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22081, 22081/Lot# 11435 $13.80
11/1/2010 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 528, 535/Lot# 462 $16.00
1/30/2011 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3004, 3004/Lot# 1943 $35.00
10/29/2012 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3372, 3372/Lot# 2164 $18.00
11/1/2013 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 7759 $282.00
6/3/2014 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 3970 $49.35
9/7/2014 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 217793 $15.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 743 $23.00


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