How much do 1,000 quarters weigh?


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The total weight of 1,000 quarters is 5,670 grams. This is based on figures found in the United States Mint's 2011 Annual Report, which indicates that a quarter dollar weighs 5.670 grams.

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According to the same source, quarters are made from a specific mix of 8.33 percent nickel and the rest being copper. They have a diameter of 0.955 inch, or 24.26 millimeters. Every quarter dollar, which is equal to 25 cents and features George Washington on the obverse, is 1.75 millimeters thick and has exactly 119 reeds on its edge. An interesting fact to know about the U.S. quarter dollar is that it costs 11.14 cents to produce one coin.

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