1942 Quarter Coin Value (Errors, History“ D”, “S” & No Mint )

The value of the 1942 S Washington quarter in average condition is about ten dollars and in mint state is about 185 dollars. Washington quarters are still in circulation as compared to other types of quarters. The 1942 quarter is important due to its creation during World War II. Here we will cover details, featuring the related error of the 1942 quarter. So le get started with the 1942 Quarter Coin Value.

1942 Quarter Value Chart

1942 Quarter XF45 MS60 MS65 MS67
1942 no mint mark Quarter Value $7 $10 $35 $550
1942 D Quarter Value $7 $27.50 $50 $575
1942 S Quarter Value $9 $26 $120 $600
PR60 PR65 PR67 PR69
1942 (P) Proof Quarter Value $40 $100 $275 $17,000

1942 Quarter Coin Value

1942 Quarter No Mint Mark  Value

More than 100 million quarters were made in 1942 without the mint mark and their quantity is 2/3 of the total made in 1942 quarters. Their low-grade coins also have good prices like D and S minted coins.  The value of different 1942 quarter grades is written here.

  • XF45=$7
  • MS60=$16.
  • gen quality MS65=36 dollars
  • MS66= 120 dollars
  • MS67=200 dollars
  • MS67+ =1850 dollars and for this grade 21 coins exist

1942 D Quarter Value

The Denver Mint made 17, 487,200 quarters with the D mint mark in 1942. These coins provide the highest quality. The rare coin of D mint shows a shiny look and all details are visible.

  • Uncirculated conditon= $8 and $12.5
  • MS60= $27.50
  • MS67 += $575 and in fine quality sold for $40,000.

1942 (P) Proof Quarter Value

The P mint made 21000 1942 proof quarters with the business strike. These coins are made with the use of certain types of die and polished planceht. Some coins do not have a high value. Vlaue of 1942 proof quarters for different grades is mentioned here.

  • PR60= 40 dollars
  • PR65=100 dollars
  • PR67=275 dollars
  • PR69= $17,000

1942 S Quarter Value

19,384,000 coins made by S mint in 1942.  Now their value range is $4.86 to $26.40 and Mint State are high-value coins. Some 1942 S of different grade vlaue is shwon as.

  • MS 60 = $55 to $66
  • MS 61= $58 to $69.60
  • MS 62 = $60 to $72
  • MS 63 = $65 to $78
  • MS 64 = $70 to $84
  • MS 65= $80 to $100
  • MS 66 = $95 to $114
  • MS 67 = $330 to $500
  • MS68= $5,000 to $6,000.

History Of 1942 Washington Quarter 

The Washington Quarter’s first tie was made in 1932 at the time of the celebration of the president’s birthday. The design of these coins was made by John Flanagan and first coins were used for circulation on August 1, 1932. In 1942 quarters first quarter that made with the use of silver and this composition changed in 1965 due to the high prices of silver. Coins made with the use of cupronickel clad.  The total number of 1942 quarters from different mints is mentioned here.

1942 Quarter Quantity
1942 No Mint Mark quarter 102,096,000
1942 proof quarter 21,123
1942 S quarter 19,384,000
1942 D quarter 17,487,200
Total 138,988,323

Features Of 1942 Washington Quarter 

Features Of 1942 Washington Quarter 

Obverse Of 1942 Washington Quarter

On the front side of this coin, there is a photo of the USA’s first president Washington. The first time added to the coin was in 1932 for the 25-cent series. Flanagan made a front side of the quarter president facing left and motto IN GOD WE TRUST also on this side with the word LIBERTY. The designer’s initials JF are on the front side.

 Reverse Of 1942 Washington Quarter

On the back side of the 1942 quarter, there is a bald eagle and a bunch of 13 arrows in claws. Two olive branches are configured there. The country is the United STATES OF AMERICA and the motto is E PLURIBUS UNUM with the denomination QUARTER DOLLAR.

Some other features of the 1942 quarter are.

  • Its face value is 0.25 dollars
  • it is round and its composition is 90% silver and 10 percent copper.
  • its thickness is 1.75 mm and it is 24.3 mm in diameter.
  • Weight is 6.25 g and silver weight is 5.623 g with reeded edge.

 

1942 Quarter Errors List

1942 D Quarter Double Die Obverse Error

This error occurs when the coin is struck two times on the front side. As a result, the doubling effect can seen in the photo of the president, the minting date, and other wording on coins. The 1942 D quarter with DDO error sold for 360 dollars in XF condition. MS 60 value is 1750 dollars. MS64 = 7000 dollar value.

 Quarter Double Die Reverse Error

In this error reverse side of the coin has a doubling effect such as the 1942D  quarter has a doubling on the country name UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, or olive branches. The types of coins have doubling effects on the eagle’s beak. The 1942 quarter with different grades has value as for DDO reverse

  • Circulated grade $50 to $125
  • Circulated condition = $8,000.
  • MS66 and MS67 can sold for $11,500.

Triple Die Obverse Error

This error exists in P-minted coins. The triple-struck coin has high value and can be sold for 2000 dollars having a triple effect on motto IN GOD WE TRUST.

Re-Punched Mint Mark Error

The re-punched mint mark can be seen in the 1942 quarter made at S and D mint. he value of coins is based on the visibility of the letter that has a doubling effect.

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What Is 1942 Quarter Price?

Value of 1942 quarter based on rarity, condition, and type. Circulated 1942 P mint coins is about four dollars and D and S mint have a value of about eight dollars. uncirculated condition coin value range is 7 to 20 dollars. 1942 Proof quarter has a value of about 100 dollars

What is special about the finding 1942 Quarter Value?

Condition is the main factor in finding the vlaue of the 1942 quarter. A coin that has marks, dim colors, and damage are less vlaue coins. Rarity is also a factor that helps to define the value of coins. Low-mintage coins are rare and high value. A proof quarter is a high value due to less number of mintage.

Is a 1942 quarter worth anything?

The Washington quarter 1942 in the circulated condition is about $4.95 and $7.50. Uncirculated condition coins value is $8500.

How many different Washington quarters are there?

The total 5 Washington quarter obverses such as silver, clad, Bicentennial, strcuk from 1999 to 2009 and 2010 type made until 2021.

Which Are the Most Valuable 1942 Washington Quarter?

  • 1942 S MS 68 quarter = $18,975 sold  on January 6, 2004 (Superior Galleries)
  • 1942 PR 69 quarter = $16,800 sold  on January 12, 2020 (Heritage Auctions)
  • 1942 D MS 68 quarter = $9,600 on June 17, 2018
  • 1942 D MS 66+ DDR quarter = $8,225 on November 16, 2012 (Stack’s Bowers)
  • 1942 MS 67+ quarter= $5,581 on January 9, 2013 (Heritage Auctions)
  • 1942 MS 62 DDR quarter =$1,560 on February 22, 2018 (Heritage Auctions)
  • 1942 MS 64 DDR quarter = $504 on March 13, 2018 (Heritage Auctions)
  • 1942 D MS 64 DDO quarter= $6,463 on January 9, 2013 (Heritage Auctions)
  • 1942 MS 66 DDR quarter =  $5,875 on July 27, 2013 (Stack’s Bowers)
  • 1942 D MS 66 DDR quarter =  $5,750 on May 4, 2005 (Heritage Auctions)
  • 1942 D MS 65 DDO quarter =$5,640 on January 7, 2015 (Heritage Auctions)
  • 1942 MS 65 DDO quarter = $400 on June 8, 2016 (Heritage Auctions)

What is the value of the 1942 Washington Quarter Without a Mint Mark?

The value of 1942 P minted coins is about eight dollars. Good condition coins have a value range of eight to 115 dollars based on the conditon. Rare coins of MS67 grade can sold for $380 to $450.

Where Is The Mint Mark On the 1942 Quarter?

The 1942 quarter is made by P, D, and S mint. Philadelpia minted coins do not have mint marks. Denver and San Francisco minted coins have S or D mint marks on the back side.

What year Washington Quarter is the most valuable?

most valuable Washington Quarters
Silver quarters Type 1
Quarter Value
1932 D MS 66 quarter $143,750
1932 S MS 66 quarter $45,500
1949 D MS 68 quarter $43,475
Silverproof quarters Type 1
1950 PR 68 quarter $31,200
1937 PR 68 quarter $18,400
1942 PR 69 quarter $16,800

How much does a 1942 quarter weigh?

Year 1942
Edge Reeded
Diameter 24.30 millimeters
Weight 6.30 grams

How much silver is in a 1942 quarter?

90% silver, 10% copper

How much does an old quarter weigh?

The first quarter made in 1796 comes with a 100 percent silver composition and weight of 6.74 grams. In 1837 due to high silver cost US mint decreased silver in a quarter to 90 percent and the weight was reduced to 6.25 grams.

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