As of 2014, a 1952 quarter is valued at between $3.66 and $5.13 depending on its mint mark and its condition. Those with a San Francisco mint mark are worth the most, while 1952 quarters minted in Denver and Philadelphia are worth about the same.
The minimum value of a 1952 quarter is based on the market price of silver, as it contains 0.18 ounces of silver. Proof quarters produced in 1952 at the Philadelphia mint may be worth around $60. Coins in mint condition are worth the most, while those with nicks, scratches and discoloration may be worth only the melt value of the metal.