How Much Is a 1974 Quarter Worth? (Value Guide)

Last Updated on October 1, 2022

The 1974 quarter is one of the most valuable coins in the United States, because it features two different designs.

The front of the coin features George Washington and the back has an eagle with a shield. This makes them collectible items that can be worth hundreds of dollars to collectors.

In 1974, there were three quarters made by the US Mint: One featuring George Washington on both sides, one with just an eagle on one side, and another without any design on either side.

Keep on reading to find out the 1974 Quarter value and find more helpful information about this particular coin


How much is a 1974 quarter worth?

The value of the 1974 quarter is very low since it can still be found in circulation.

The value is about $0.75 for 1974 Washington Quarters in MS-60 condition. 

Those in MS-65 condition and other higher grades are worth about $5. For MS-66 graded coins, the price is $25.

1974 S Proof Washington Quarter Choice Uncirculated US Mint

Is the 1974 quarter made of silver?

Yes, the 1974 quarter is made from 90% pure silver. All quarters minted in the U.S. during those years follow the same mint pattern.

How much should a 1974 quarter weigh?

Struck on a planchet punched out of rolled-thin stock, the 1974 Washington quarter dollar weighs 4.92 grams. 

Features of the 1974 Quarter coin

The 1974 Quarter is a quarter that was made in the United States in 1974.

This coin has some interesting features to it, like the fact that it has what is called “no mint mark” meaning that the US Mint did not specify where this coin was made.

It also contains 24-karat gold plating on both sides of the coin and has a weight of 6.25 grams.

How Much Is a 1976 Bicentennial Half Dollar Worth?

The standard 1776 to1976 half dollar value in circulated condition are worth only $0.50 of their face value. These coins may be purchased at a premium in uncirculated condition.

In uncirculated form, the 1776-1976 D half dollar is worth between $3 and $4. In MS 63 condition, both the 1776-1976 half dollar with no mint mark and the 1776-1976 D half dollar are valued at around $3.

The 1776-1976 S proof half dollar is worth around $4 in PR 65 condition.

A 1974 quarter is worth $6.25 in face value, but the true value of a 1974 quarter depends on the condition of the coin. The worth of a 1974 quarter is dependent on its condition. In “good” condition, a 1974 quarter is worth $6.25 in face value; however, if it’s “very good” or “excellent” then it could be valued at up to $12.50 or more!

Jackie Palmer is a Houston-based coin journalist and fashion enthusiast. She joined Jewels Advisor’s content team after years of experience as a content strategist, managing blogs and social channels for local stores. Jackie mostly collects and studies US coins produced during the 20th century and over the years, published hundreds of articles for multiple coin publications.