Weight Of Quarter

How Much Does A Quarter Weigh

Quarter dollar or The quarter is a United States coin equivalent to 25 cents. The quarter is one of the most popular coins minted in the USA. It has 1.75 mm thickness and 24.26 mm diameter. The coin was first produced in 1796 and consistently producing 1831.

So, How Much Does A Quarter Weigh?

The USA has minted different types of quarters over the years so the weight for a quarter can vary. Since 1965 all modern clad quarters produced weighs around 0.20 ounces or 5.670 grams. Consists of 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel. From 1873 to 1965 all the U.S. silver quarters that were produced were heavier and weighed around 0.22 ounces or 6.25 grams. Most popular design started in 1999 with the state quarters program. 

It is assumed that almost half of the entire US population has collected these coins. According to a study authorized by the treasury department, almost 98 million Americans were likely to save a full set of these coins.

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The draped bust quarters that were minted from 1796 to 1807 weighs 6.74 grams. The capped bust quarters that were first minted in 1815 weigh 6.74 grams. The seated liberty quarter that was first minted in 1838 weighs 6.68 grams. In 1853 the weight changed to 6.22 grams.

Fun Facts:

>>Virginia is the US state that minted the largest number of quarters and Oklahoma is the state that minted fewest.

>>The US Quarter received its name to indicate its monetary worth as a quarter of a dollar.

>>From 2010 to 2021 the US has minted 56 different types of quarters.