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What is the silver content in a 1965 quarter?

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The 1965 Washington quarter has no silver content. The Kennedy silver dollar is the only type of coin minted after 1964 that actually contains any silver.

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What is the silver content in a 1965 quarter?
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The Washington quarters of 1965 contain a ratio of 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel. There were no proof coins or sets minted in that year. Almost two billion Washington quarters were issued in the year 1965, but there is no count available to indicate how many are still in circulation or how many have been melted or destroyed. The value of a 1965 quarter in perfect condition is approximately $8 as of 2014.

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