Notes: Despite the fact that these coins were produced in vast number compared to the non silver proof versions of these coins, they consistently sell for more in mint condition that the proof counterparts. Strange right?
1996 Quarter Error Guide
Planchets that are struck outside the collar making a larger and slightly distorted coin. The rim is generally missing and the overall design is often distorted.
Clipped Planchet Error
Created by using an improperly cut coin blank. A portion of the coin is missing looks sort of like someone hit the edge of the coin with a small cookie cutter.
Abbreviated as DDO or DDR (obverse and reverse) a coin that appears to have been struck twice by the die leaving traces of double letters, numbers, and bust edges.
Off Center Strike
Portions of the coin design will be missing as if the die didnt strike the blank planchet directly.
When a die is overused it cracks and then leaves a raised line when it comes in contact with the planchet, where the coin fills the crack.
A foreign object inserts itself between the die and blank planchet, preventing perfect contact with the two surfaces and leaving a trace of itself on the final coin.
How much is a 1996 P Washington Quarter worth?
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around 25 cents, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $8 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 1996, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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