1965 Washington Quarter Value in mint state is worth .25C to .50C if they’re uncirculated and will be worth $1 or more if they grade MS63. Can be worth $300 plus if graded and certified MS67 in a PCGS, NGC, ANACS or ICG holder. A raw or ungraded uncirculated example will sell for less.
Beginning in 1965 the US mint stop minting silver quarters and their alloy content was changed to copper/nickel clad, copper core. Check all 1965 Washington Quarters since some were accidentally struck on a silver planchet. Hint: look at the edge reeding to see if there’s a copper layer and the coin will weigh 6.3g.
Copper-Nickel/Copper Clad Planchets (1965-Date)
Designer: John Flanagan
Diameter: 24.3 millimeters
Outer layers – 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Center – 100% Copper
Weight: 88 grains (5.7 grams)
Mint Mark: Is either D (Denver Mint), No Mint (Philadelphia Mint), S (San Francisco Mint). The P mint mark was added to the coin in 1980 until the present.
The mint mark is located on the back and just above the R in QUARTER from 1932 to 1964, and 1965 to 1967 no mint mark was on the coins. Beginning in 1968 the mint mark was moved to the front of the coin and just behind Washington’s hair tie.