1979 S Washington Quarters : All Varieties

Clad Composition

Mintage: 3,677,175
Minted at: San Francisco

Designer - Engraver: John Flanagan
Metal Composition: 91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel

Diameter: 24.3 mm
Mass / Weight: 5.67 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1979 Type 1 Filled S vs Type 2 Clear S Washington Quarter Proof
The 1979 S Proof Washington Quarter was produced in two types. One type was the Type 1 Filled S in which the mint mark was not as clear and partially filled in - depicted on the left side of the mint mark comparison image. The second type was the Type 2 Clear S in which the mintmark was clearer and larger - depicted on the right side of the mint mark comparison image.

Major Varieties:
1979 S Washington Quarter - Type 1 Filled S
1979 S Washington Quarter - Type 2 Clear S

Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
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MELT VALUE: $0.0397






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