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 Posted 02/17/2017  06:13 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Clueless Collector to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I found a similar post, but theirs had a "JF" mark, whereas mine has no stamps at all. It seems that it is lighter than other quarters from various years and to be in excellent condition considering the year ('63). I got it from a quarters machine for pool tables at a local bar. I read that it could be a proof. Can anyone please take a look and give me their input if it's worth anything and if so, an estimate? It would be greatly appreciated.





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 Posted 02/17/2017  07:50 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. Not a proof but a business strike. No mint mark means it was minted at the Philly mint. It is silver so it has melt value.
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 Posted 02/17/2017  08:17 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
As John says It's not a proof but nice condition for being in the wild for so many years . Might be worth a little more than melt to a beginner collector .
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 Posted 02/17/2017  08:22 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add RoyCoinBoy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Worth no more than $4
Still a great circulation find!
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 Posted 02/17/2017  08:53 am  Show Profile   Check nss-52's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add nss-52 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
It seems that it is lighter than other quarters from various years


This puzzles me because genuine silver quarters weigh MORE than "quarters from various years" (which I interpret to mean those you normally find in circulation today - copper-nickel clad).
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 Posted 02/17/2017  11:45 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
He said it "seems" lighter so he didn't weigh it just a subjective guess from holding it in his hand. A VERY inaccurate judgement. Unless you have a lot of experience and practice the typical person can't detect less than a 5 gram difference in weight between two objects. With training you might be able to detect a 1 gram difference.

I can see what appears to be the JF initials on the truncation of the bust.
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 Posted 02/17/2017  1:30 pm  Show Profile   Check coin197's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add coin197 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is worth about $3.
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Umm... Actually this one looks a bit special to me. I believe its a type B REV. The type B was an error made using a proof die on a circulation strike quarter. Look at the larger gap between the E and S in STATES on the REV.

Its worth more than melt.

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to the CCF!
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 Posted 02/18/2017  7:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add MorganGuy78 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree with earle, definitely a type B reverse.
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 Posted 03/26/2017  9:58 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Clueless Collector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the responses, especially Earle42. Any ideas on what the value could be? I have no idea where to find that out
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 Posted 03/26/2017  11:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bmar to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is rare now days to find a silver coin in circulation, some kid must have cleaned out their parents dresser draw.
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03/26/2017 11:18 pm
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Value looks to be around $5 http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_fro...045573.m1684
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circulated condition is about 5.00. If the condition was mint state, then the price is higher.

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