Owner's Comments

Golden white gem.

Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1961, while one of the most common 1932-1964 silver Washingtom quarters in all grades up to MS64, is actually a mid-range rarity for the series in Gem MS65 or better condition. It is certainly rarer in Gem condition than the S Mints of the 1940s and 1950s.

 

Diameter
24.30 millimeters
Designer
John Flanagan
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
37036000
Weight
6.30 grams
Metal Content
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
53
Pop Lower
1241
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 3704000 R-1.0 35 / 93 TIE 35 / 93 TIE
All Grades 70000 R-2.3 73 / 93 TIE 73 / 93 TIE
60 or Better 8300 R-3.3 30 / 93 TIE 30 / 93 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade
1 MS67 PCGS grade