1938 S Washington Quarter


1938 Quarter Obverse1938 Quarter Reverse

Coin Dealer Insight: 1938 saw a further decrease in overall production with just over 12 million total quarters were produced from Philadelphia and San Francisco combined. No quarters were produced at the Denver Mint in 1938. Also, as one of the lowest production runs, 1938 Washington quarters have prices somewhat higher than other years. The lower production run at San Francisco gives them higher value, but only on better grade coiins.

Value: Can usually be found and sold for somewhere between $9.20-$240.00 price dictated by condition, certification, and current demand. Other factors include location, inventory, and urgency of sale.

Estimated Value Based on Scale:

Mint: San Francisco

Production: 2,832,000 Washington Quarters were minted at the San Francisco mint in 1938.

Silver: This coin is 90% Silver with a silver weight of around .1808 troy ounce pure silver. The other 10% is copper having no significant intrinsic value.