Coin collectors - Are 60's - 70's - 80's - 90's Quarters or other coins worth saving ? ? ? Worth more than face ? ? ? and do they actually sell ? ? ?

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2 Canadians... one Greek... walked into a bar.... oh wait...no.... was talking about the foreign coins.

Also a couple others i did not know... but... the Greek one looked silver.... but wasnt.
 

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Generally, quarters of those years are just worth 25 cents. There were some silver quarters minted for proof sets, and occasionally you might find one that probably got into circulation when a child broke into a parents collection. Generally, these are only worth silver value.

I'm no longer a collector, but there is a market for better quality mint error coins. You'd have to go online to find out if there were any mint errors for those years, then search you stash to see if you have any. Don't expect to make a lot of money on coin errors though. Only a few bring high premiums due to their scarcity.

Oh, I am collecting the quarters of the States, National Parks, and famous women, but I do so from circulation, meaning that each is still only worth 25 cents. I do this for fun, not profit. You've got to remember that the mint produces billions of coins each year, so, even errors that get by the mint are usually in fairly large quantities.

Have fun collecting. Make it fun, make it almost like a game.
 
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Generally, quarters of those years are just worth 25 cents. There were some silver quarters minted for proof sets, and occasionally you might find one that probably got into circulation when a child broke into a parents collection. Generally, these are only worth silver value.

I'm no longer a collector, but there is a market for better quality mint error coins. You'd have to go online to find out if there were any mint errors for those years, then search you stash to see if you have any. Don't expect to make a lot of money on coin errors though. Only a few bring high premiums due to their scarcity.

Oh, I am collecting the quarters of the States, National Parks, and famous women, but I do so from circulation, meaning that each is still only worth 25 cents. I do this for fun, not profit. You've got to remember that the mint produces billions of coins each year, so, even errors that get by the mint are usually in fairly large quantities.

Have fun collecting. Make it fun, make it almost like a game.
Good advice thanks for chiming in on this. :)

Also i like your "make it a game idea"... i am gonna name my game....

CHA- CHING !

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Generally, quarters of those years are just worth 25 cents. There were some silver quarters minted for proof sets, and occasionally you might find one that probably got into circulation when a child broke into a parents collection. Generally, these are only worth silver value.

I'm no longer a collector, but there is a market for better quality mint error coins. You'd have to go online to find out if there were any mint errors for those years, then search you stash to see if you have any. Don't expect to make a lot of money on coin errors though. Only a few bring high premiums due to their scarcity.

Oh, I am collecting the quarters of the States, National Parks, and famous women, but I do so from circulation, meaning that each is still only worth 25 cents. I do this for fun, not profit. You've got to remember that the mint produces billions of coins each year, so, even errors that get by the mint are usually in fairly large quantities.

Have fun collecting. Make it fun, make it almost like a game.
What about other coins... penny's dimes nickels... ? ? ?

and also found a few bicentennials.
 

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You might find some of the new quarters minted at West Point that are worth more than face value. As desertgolddigger said, it looks like any quarters minted in San Fran went into proof sets which most likely aren't out there...
 
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You might find some of the new quarters minted at West Point that are worth more than face value. As desertgolddigger said, it looks like any quarters minted in San Fran went into proof sets which most likely aren't out there...
got a couple of those but they are 2000's era.... unless there are earlier ones ?
 

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Here's one that we most likely won't see in our change...

An unusual coinage from West Point occurred in 1996, when a commemorative Roosevelt dime was produced for the 50th anniversary of the design.[10] Given as an insert with the standard mint sets sold that year, over 1.457 million were produced. Thus, although this "W"-mint-marked dime is not particularly scarce, it was made only for collectors.
 

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Another note about the West Point Mint...

As of 1937, it served as a storage facility for silver bullion and was thus nicknamed "The Fort Knox of Silver."[3] Even without United States Mint status, it produced U.S. coinage. From 1974[6] through 1986, the West Point Mint produced Lincoln cents bearing no mint mark, making them indistinguishable from those produced at the Philadelphia Mint.[4] The years 1977 to 1979 saw Washington quarters produced as well.
 

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Ones basically taken straight from a mint set in uncirculated condition and double die errors are the few that are worth a bit more than .25. And recently the w and v75 ones. They sell but even a good amount won't really be worth most peoples time and effort to go through.
 

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I'm going slowly through all the coins my dad collected and set aside 'to go through later'. So, they're already sorted out for silver. But as I check them individually (usually at ngccoin.com), most are pretty much listed as maybe a penny or up to ten cents more than face value.

For me, it is not enough to try to sell them individually or even drive them off to the local numismatist. I'll probably just put them back in a container for any future grandkids to check through in 30 years or so.
 

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Coin collectors - Are 60's - 70's - 80's - 90's Quarters or other coins worth saving ? ? ? Worth more than face ? ? ? and do they actually sell ? ? ?

AND i know 64 and before's... i am talking 65 +'s condition average.

Also not talking Errors etc.

Just overall.
I'd heard of some folks like the 70s and 80s quarters, to load in peek-a-boo slot machines to maintain that vintage look and feel.
 
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Best to spend them. No premium on average condition ones. A lot of people hoard the 1975-76 bicentennial quarter but since that was made for 2 years they are extra common. Other than errors or silver quarters the best ones are the 2019 and 2020 ones with a West Point (w) mint mark. Only 2 million of each were made compared to over 200 mill of most years
 
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I've only been collecting coins for about 3/4 years...I have quarters, PCGS MS/68 &Pr67 for as low as $3.75..however I buy them to complete a set's..Honestly I saved about $375 in Quarter rolls....Coins & Paper money are a good investment..Since the war my coins had 2 Big Jumps. since Dec,..Graded coins paid $4000. Worth $7500 .....Now worth $9400
My favorite Quarter is a damaged "Great Basin" national park ...It reads "EAT SIN"....witch reminds me of a Sin Eater...In England,...when your love ones would pass ...you paid ..A Sin Eater ...too eat bread & Drink wine...that was place on the dead...As the Sin Eater ate..he would absorb the dead sin's
 
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Give them some time. Someone likely will answer. Not a coin guy myself.
The 1965 through 1970 Kennedy half dollars are made of 40% silver. The Eisenhower silver dollars were made from 1971 through 1978. I am pretty sure that the ones with the "S" mint marks are at least 40% silver. Good luck!
 
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