1822 Capped Bust Quarter

Last updated: June, 10 2022

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1822 Capped Bust Quarter in average condition to be worth $823.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $74,798.00.

1822 Capped Bust Quarter
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  • Year: 1822
  • Mint Mark: No mint mark
  • Type: Capped Bust Quarter
  • Price: $823.00-$74798.00+
  • Face Value: 0.25 USD
  • Produced: 64,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: 0.1808 oz.
  • Melt Value: $5.72

Notes: Numbers above for the 25 over 50 version. The standard issuance of this coin is worth much less. The reverse of this coin has a 25 that has been stamped over 50. This is most evident by the tract of the 0 where the 5 is. There seems to have been a tendency of the mint to reuse old coins as many of the 1822 to 1828 Drapped Bust Quarters are some version of a re-strike.

How much is a 1822 Capped Bust Quarter worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $823.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $74,798 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1822, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].

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Most Valuable

The most valuable Capped Bust Quarter's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Capped Bust Quarter 1827 $109,140
Capped Bust Quarter 1823 $96,775
Capped Bust Quarter 1822 $74,798
Capped Bust Quarter 1824 $57,243
Capped Bust Quarter 1825 $19,568
Capped Bust Quarter 1828 $19,163
Capped Bust Quarter 1819 $10,029
Capped Bust Quarter 1820 $8,830
Capped Bust Quarter 1828 $8,421
Capped Bust Quarter 1819 $7,540
Capped Bust Quarter 1822 $7,361
Capped Bust Quarter 1818 $6,620
Capped Bust Quarter 1820 $6,040
Capped Bust Quarter 1825 $5,739
Capped Bust Quarter 1821 $5,513
Capped Bust Quarter 1818 $5,458
Capped Bust Quarter 1815 $5,371
Capped Bust Quarter 1833 $5.3k
Capped Bust Quarter 1834 $4,597
Capped Bust Quarter 1832 $4,586
Capped Bust Quarter 1836 $4,438
Capped Bust Quarter 1838 $4,366
Capped Bust Quarter 1837 $4,216
Capped Bust Quarter 1831 $3,978
Capped Bust Quarter 1835 $3,878
Capped Bust Quarter 1834 $3,630
Capped Bust Quarter 1831 $3,525
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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Are 1822 Capped Bust Quarters Silver?

Yes! Capped Bust Quarter's produced in 1822 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain 0.1808 troy oz or 5.623 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:

This coin in poor condition is still worth $817.28 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $5.72, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

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Current silver melt value* for a 1831 Capped Bust Quarter is $5.72 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $31.64 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.