What is a 1945 quarter worth? (Rare Errors, “D”, “S” & No Mint Marks)

The US’s mint made the first Washington quarter in 1932 came with 90 percent silver. As coins created during World War 2 were also created with the use of costly metals the value of the 1945 quarter is high. The value of the 1945 Washington Quarter for the average condition is about six dollars, and mint state can be about fifty-five dollars. All Washington quarters is unique since it is still created today. These coins have historical importance but are also important since made with the use of silver. After that now US coins were made with the use of silver so they are famous for collectors. Let’s get started with What is a 1945 quarter worth? (Rare Errors, “D”, “S” & No Mint Marks).

1945 Washington Quarter Chart

DATE EXTREMELY FINE UNCIRCULATED
1945 Washington Quarter 8 8
1945 Washington Quarter (D) $8 $12
1945 Washington Quarter (S) $8 $8
  • It is part of the Washington quarter series made in 1945
  • its face value is 0.25 dollars.
  • it is made with  90% silver, 10% copper
  • Silver weight is 6.25 grams
  • Current Silver Bullion Value is 4.12 dollars

1945 Washington Quarter Value

What is a 1945 quarter worth

The vlaue of the 1945 quarter in circulation condition is value is based on silver. The silver melt value for these coins has a value of 4.12 dollars. This melted value is circulated from the current silver cost of  $22.80 per ounce. The 1945 quarter without a mint mark is about 6.50 dollars for extremely fine condition. In uncirculated condition have a value of about ten dollars with an MS60 grade.

Year XF  (MS 60)  (MS 65) $
1,945 7 10 35
1945 D $7 $12 $40
1945 S $7 $10.00 $35

Are 1945 Quarters Silver?

The Washington Quarter made in 1945 is 90 percent silver. 1808 troy oz in total of 0.999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weight is equal to two grams more than the standard ounce.

1945 Quarter History

The first silver US quarter came in 1796 and was used until 1964 when the US Mint decided to use cupronickel coins. This change was due to an increment in the prices of costly metals. In 1932, the Washington quarter was made on the 200th anniversary of Washington. There was no creation of coins with this denomination before that. The 1945 Silver Washington quarter was made in the certain year after the end of World War 2.

1945 Washington Silver Quarter Value (No Mint Mark)

There were 74,372,000 wasington sivler quarter made at P mint. Their high mintage makes them less costly. The coins in circulated condition can have a value of five to 8.50 dollars and for well-preserved prices can be high. In excellent condition, they are seven to sixty-five dollars, and for MS67 grades can have a value of $350 to $420. Collectors with rarity can have a value of about 7000 dollars to 8500 dollars. There is one coin without a mintmark is a very high price having a value of $16,450 at an auction in 2015.

  • Circulated condition value=$5 to $8.50
  • MS67 = $7 to $65
  • MS 67 high value =$350 to $420
  • Rare (Highest Rating) value=  $7,000 to $8,500
  • (No Mint Mark) Auction record= $16,450

1945 D Quarter Value

12,341,600 1945 Washington quarters were made at D mint. Currently, they come to value of about five to eight dollars in circulation.

  • The 1945 Quarter value for different grade
  • MS60=7.25 to $8.70
  • MS61=$7.50 to $9
  • MS 62=$7.75 to $9.30
  • MS 63=$20 to $24
  • MS 64=$23 to $27.60
  • MS 65 = $26 to $35
  • MS 66 = $45 to $65
  • MS 67= $285 to $380

There are MS68 grade coins that have a value of 14000 dollars to 16000 dollars. Coins with a D mint mark sold for $20,400 in 2021.

1945 S Washington Silver Quarter

17,004,001 quarters made by S mint in 1945 higher than D mint. and they have a value of about five to sixty-five dollars based on condition. For MS67 grade the cost is from 260 dollars to 300 dollars. In 2020 the S mint mark coin sold for $7,200.

  • 1,945 Silver MS 67=  $260 – $300
  • 2020 Silver Varies = $5 – $65 and auction recorded 7200 dollars

1945 Washington Silver Quarter Errors

Off-Center Error

This type of error comes with different percentages. The value of coins with the error is based on the crescent-like blank part on the surface of the coin. The coin with thirty percent off center is about thirty dollars and with a high percentage has a value of two hundred dollars

Quarter Struck On Clipped Planchet Error

This error occurs when coins are stuck on damaged planchets. These coins struck with damaged planchets have different shapes irregular, straight curved. The coins have a value of forty dollars.

Broad Struck Error

There is collars used to make round-shaped coins with a certain thickness of dia. But by mistake, it broke off to make thin quarters having larger diameters. Coines with this error sold for 253 dollars in action.

Doubled Die Error

This error is very common in the 1945 quarters. In this error doubling effects exist on coins at different parts and coins with this error have a value of hundreds of dollars. The MS65 graded 1945 DDO Washington quarter has a value of 552 dollars in auction 2018. The coins with S mint having grade MS66 grades sold for  $840 and $870 in 2018.

1945 Washington Quarter Auction Records

1945 quarter worth

  • 1945 D Washington quarter MS 68 = $20,400
  • 1945 Washington Quarter MS 68 = $16,450
  • 1945 S Washington Quarter MS 67 = $7,200
  • 1945 S Washington quarter MS 66 + DDO =$870
  • 1945 S Washington quarter MS 66 + DDO = $840
  • 1945 Washington quarter MS 65 + DDO = $552

1945 Washington Quarter Minted Worth mint in Philadelphia?

  • Circulated condition=$5 to $8.50
  • Uncirculated =$480
  • MS68 =$7,000 to $8,400

What is the most valuable Washington Quarter?

Coin Price
1932 D MS 66 silver coin Type 1 $143750 sold in 2008
1950 PR 68 $ 31200 Sold in 2022
1966 MS 68+
$21000 Sold in 2023
1974 S PR 70
$10925 Sold in 2009

10 Most Valuable Washington Quarters are:

Year Price Range
1950 S over D $400 – $1,100
1936 D $585 – $1,200
1950 D over S $340 – $3,300
1943 S Doubled Die Obverse $560 – $3,600
1934 P Doubled Die $1,100 – $5,000
1932 S $500 – $5,500
1943 P Doubled Die Obverse $2,200 – $6,700
1942 D Doubled Die Obverse $2,100 – $7,300
1937 P Doubled Die Obverse
$2,800 – $13,500
1932 D
$1,200 – $14,000

1945 Washington Silver Quarter Features

1945 Washington Silver Quarter Obverse

The front side of the coin comes with a photo of the first president Washington and this design was made by sculptor John Flanagan. There is the word IN GOD WE TRUST written on this side. With that on this side, there is the word LIBERTY and the Date 1945 also on this side. There is an initial of designer JF also on this site

1945 Washington Silver Quarter Reverse

There is a large US bald eagle on his side in the middle. It has a bundle of arrows with extended wings. Below the photo of the bald eagle, there is 2 olive branches and a QUARTER DOLLAR, with the denomination ONE CENT. Over the photo of bird moto written in two lines. with that, there is the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, placed along the top rim. On minted coins, there is a mint mark between the branch ends and the denomination.

Some other features of the 1945 Washington Silver Quarter are

  • Its face value is 25 cents
  • it is made with 90% silver and 10% copper
  • it has silver of about 0.18085 troy ounces
  • its weight is  0.20095 troy ounces
  • It is round shape
  • its thickness is 1.75 mm with 0.95473 inches diameter

Most Valuable Washington Quarters

Here are Most Valuable Washington Quarters listed with their prices

Mint Value$
1932 Washington Quarter
D 12,611
P $180
S 4425.6
1934 Washington Quarter
D $960
P 1928
1935 Washington Quarter
D $555
P 64
S 240
1936 Washington Quarter
D 1248.8
P 52
S 332
1937 Washington Quarter
D 64
P 38
S 388
1938 Washington Quarter
P 195.2
S 183.6
1939 Washington Quarter
D $57
P $52
S $85
1940 Washington Quarter
D $288
P 39
S 28.4
1941 Washington Quarter D 48
1942 Washington Quarter
D 18
S 111
1943 Washington Quarter S 22.4
1949 Washington Quarter
D 39
P 39
1983 Washington Quarter
D 25.2
P 20.4

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What is the rarest 1945 Washington Silver quarter?

Most quarters made in 1945 are common without having high-value errors and type. So for high grades, they are and high cost. Silver content makes them high vlaue and well-reserved coins can have high value and rarity

How much is a 1945 no-mint quarter worth?

  • Excellent condition= $7 to $420
  • Most recorded value=$5 to $8.50
  • Auction record=7,000 to $8,500

Which Washington silver quarters are valuable?

  • 1932 D MS 66=  $143,750
  • 1932 S MS 66 = $45,500
  • 1949 D MS 68 = $43,475
  • 1948 MS 68+ = $43,200
  • 1932 MS 67 = $40,250

Which quarters are worth $35000?

Some quarters made in 1970 can have a value of 35000 dollars.

How much 1945 Quarter was made?

Series Location Quantity Minted
1945 Philadelphia 74,372,000
1945 D Denver 12,341,600
1945 S San Francisco 17,004,001

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