1917 Standing Liberty Quarter

Last updated: June, 01 2023

CoinTrackers.com estimates the value of a 1917 Standing Liberty Quarter in average condition to be worth $36.00, while one in mint state could be valued around $1,500.00.


1917 Standing Liberty Quarter
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  • Year: 1917
  • Mint Mark: No mint mark
  • Type: Standing Quarter
  • Price: $36.00-$1500.00+
  • Face Value: 0.25 USD
  • Produced: 8,740,000
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Silver Content: 90%
  • Silver Weight: .1808 oz.
  • Melt Value: $5.35





Notes: There are 2 varieties of coins this year one variety (the one that has the Eagle on the Back with NO stars had 8.7 million coins issued and is worth between $35 and $410, the 2nd variety has the eagle on the back with 3 stars below it. The 2nd version minted 13.8 million coins and is worth slightly less. It is worth between $25 and $330.




How much is a 1917 Standing Liberty Quarter worth?

In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $36.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $1,500 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 1917, 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 Standing Liberty Quarter's. Prices listed are for MS-65 certified. Visit the link to learn more about each coin.

Image Year Mint Worth
Standing Liberty Quarter 1916 $18k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1927 S $6.5k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1919 $5k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1923 S $4.5k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1921 $3.8k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1917 S $3.3k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1919 S $2,650
Standing Liberty Quarter 1919 D $2.5k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1918 $1.7k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1917 $1.5k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1923 $1.4k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1917 D $1.3k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1926 $1,249
Standing Liberty Quarter 1920 D $1,150
Standing Liberty Quarter 1920 S $1.1k
Standing Liberty Quarter 1924 S $950
Standing Liberty Quarter 1926 S $830
Standing Liberty Quarter 1920 $825
Standing Liberty Quarter 1924 D $715
Standing Liberty Quarter 1928 S $650
Standing Liberty Quarter 1918 D $500
Standing Liberty Quarter 1924 $500
Standing Liberty Quarter 1925 $500
Standing Liberty Quarter 1927 $500
Standing Liberty Quarter 1928 D $500
Standing Liberty Quarter 1930 $500
Standing Liberty Quarter 1930 S $500
Standing Liberty Quarter 1918 S $485
Standing Liberty Quarter 1926 D $439
Standing Liberty Quarter 1927 D $420
Standing Liberty Quarter 1928 $400
Standing Liberty Quarter 1929 $250
Standing Liberty Quarter 1929 D $250
Standing Liberty Quarter 1929 S $250
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1989 P $345.22
1989 $345,000
1989 D $345
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Are 1917 Standing Liberty Quarters Silver?

Yes! Standing Liberty Quarter's produced in 1917 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 $30.65 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $5.35, 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 1929 S Standing Quarter is $5.35 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $29.57 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.

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