Coins have been prized for millennia, especially rare quarters. Some of these little bills may fetch high amounts on the collector's market. In this listicle, we'll examine unusual quarters, including the roughly $40,000 Bicentennial Quarter and five others valued over $120,000 apiece.
The 1976 Bicentennial Quarter marked the US's 200th anniversary. This quarter is valuable because to a minting mistake. Some quarters from this series were struck on silver planchets for proof coins, making them rare. The collector's market values a perfect Bicentennial Quarter with this mistake at about $40,000.
The 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter is a collectors' favorite. Famous sculptor Hermon A. MacNeil designed these apartments with exquisite intricacies and beautiful splendor. A bare-breasted Liberty figure makes the 1916 edition valuable. It may fetch over $120,000 in good condition.
The 1796 Draped Bust Quarter is a numismatic gem from the early US Mint. The restricted mintage of this quarter makes its beautiful Liberty with flowing drapery design unusual. These quarters are thought to number a few hundred presently. A well-maintained one might fetch around $120,000.
Washington Quarter series dates including 1932-D are important. This coin is distinguished by its Denver Mint mintmark (“D”). Due to their limited mintage of over 400,000, these quarters are rare in good condition. A well-preserved 1932-D Washington Quarter may get over $120,000 at auction.
In this list of contemporary coins, the 2004 Wisconsin State Quarter is noteworthy for its “Extra Leaf” die variant. This corn ear has an additional leaf on the back. Collectors will pay over $120,000 for a rare, immaculate model.
Rare and valuable quarters demonstrate coin collecting's lasting appeal. Our nation's history is told via these coins, from the approximately $40,000 Bicentennial Quarter to the 1796 Draped Bust Quarter and the 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter.
Getting one of these rare diamonds in your pocket change or inheriting a collection might net you a modest fortune. So, look for these hidden treasures—they might lead to numismatic fortune.