1919 Standing Liberty quarters are decidedly hard to come by when considered as a whole, quite scarce when the branch mint issues are considered individually. In fact, the 1919-D and 1919-S quarters, combined, number less than 4 million, which is scarce by any measure. When you consider that many of these quarters have been melted, and the dates have worn off many others, 1919 quarters are indeed a tough lot.
Here’s a breakdown of mintages and values of the 1919 Standing Liberty quarters:
1919 – 11,324,000; $40
1919-D – 1,944,000; $100
1919-S – 1,836,000; $95
*Values are based on coins in Good-4 condition.
While it is true that there are no significant errors or varieties of 1919 Standing Liberty quarter, that in no way takes financial pressure off of the coin collector who wishes to obtain examples of 1919 quarters, let alone those of a higher grade.
When you buy 1919 Standing Liberty quarters, be mindful in your purchase. Avoid pieces that show excessive wear, signs of cleaning, damage, or other unsightly imperfections. While you may need to take some extra time in searching for such pieces, remember that your efforts will pay off. Well-struck pre-1925 Standing Liberty quarters are very difficult to come by and are a great addition to any collection of 20th century United States silver coins.