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1940-D Silver Washington Quarter NGC MS66

1940-D Silver Washington Quarter NGC MS66
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Why add the 1940-D Silver Washington Quarter NGC MS66 to your collection?

This 1940-D Washington Quarter was graded by the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) at the stunning and sought after Mint State 66 level. This mintage of this date is 2,797,600, making it a tougher date to find in the Washington Quarter series. This issue contains .18084 oz. of silver and was struck on a 90% silver planchet at the Denver Branch of the U.S. Mint.

Classic Flanagan Design

The obverse of the coin features the portrait of First President of the United States, George Washington. It was designed by artist John Flanagan. This portrait was based on the famous marble bust that was sculpted by French artist Jean-Antoine Houdin. The reverse features a heraldic eagle clutching a bundle of arrows over a wreath comprised of olive branches. This reverse design served from 1932 until it was retired in 1999 by the popular state quarters program.

MS66 Ultra Collectible

It is highly unusual for a circulation strike coin from this time to grade at such an exemplary level. The Mint State 66 grade is characterized by an above average strike. Coins in this grade exhibit stunning mint luster, wonderful eye appeal and radiant design details. There may be small imperfections apparent under magnification, but they will tend to be in non-focal areas. This coin boasts very pretty original blue, gold, and red colors

Add this remarkable NGC graded 1940-D Silver Washington Quarter in the coveted MS66 grade to your collection from ModernCoinMart today.


Year of Issue:1940
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:D
Branch:Denver
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS66
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9000
Weight in Grams:6.25 g
Weight in Ounces:0.2009 oz
Diameter:24.3 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.25
Mintage:2,797,600
Obverse Design:George Washington bust facing left
Reverse Design:Eagle With Arrows and Olive Branch
Reverse Designer/Engraver:John Flanagan
Obverse Designer/Engraver:John Flanagan
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