1937 Quarter

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1937 Washington Quarter in average condition to be worth $12.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $135.00. - Last updated: June, 01 2023

1937 Quarter
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  • Year: 1937
  • Mint Mark: No mint mark
  • Type: Quarter Dollar
  • Price: $12.00-$135.00+
  • Face Value: 0.25 USD
  • Produced: 19,696,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: .1808 oz.
  • Melt Value: $5.09

Notes: There have been many double die obverse (front) errors found in the 1937 Washington Quarter minted at the Philadelphia mint. These are worth anywhere from $750 to $3,500 each. In addition to errors there are also 5,542 proof coins issued at the mint this year. Those are worth up to $790 assuming you can find a buyer.

Price Chart

Rates listed here refer to professionally graded and slabbed coins. If new to collecting the prices below might not make sense.

Breakdown of pricing per condition for by individual grade.

  • Grade VF20 = $2-$3
  • Grade EF40 = $3-$5
  • Grade AU50 = $6-$10
  • Grade AU53 = $10-$16
  • Grade AU55 = $17-$28
  • Grade AU58 = $29-$48
  • Grade MS60 = $49-$65
  • Grade MS61 = $49-$81
  • Grade MS62 = $56-$94
  • Grade MS63 = $71-$119
  • Grade MS64 = $94-$156
  • Grade MS65 = $113-$188
  • Grade MS66 = $143-$238
  • Grade PR64 = $150-$250
  • Grade PR65 = $225-$375
  • Grade PR66 = $300-$500
  • Grade PR67 = $675-$1,125

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How much is a 1937 Quarter worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $12.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $135 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 1937, 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 Washington Quarter's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Washington Quarter 1932 D $21k
Washington Quarter 1932 S $20k
Washington Quarter 1936 D $1.6k
Washington Quarter 1935 D $800
Washington Quarter 1936 S $500
Washington Quarter 1944 D $500
Washington Quarter 1937 S $485
Washington Quarter 1934 D $480
Washington Quarter 1932 $465
Washington Quarter 1935 S $400
Washington Quarter 1940 D $360
Washington Quarter 1938 $325
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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Are 1937 Quarters Silver?

Yes! Washington Quarter's produced in 1937 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain .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 $6.91 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $5.09, 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 1973 S Quarter Dollar is $5.09 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $28.17 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.