Washington Quarter Mintmark Styles by Die

Revised on December 23, 2015

Copyright 2016 by James Wiles, Used with permission from CONECA.

 

 

1934-D

 

 

1941-S

 

1943-S

1952-D

 

 

 

 

1934-D

MMS-001.1

Description:

Small mintmark type of 1932; FS-25-1934D-501

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

1

Markers:

UVC-0019

DMR-001

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Numerous die scratches through mintmark area EMDS

Obverse is ODV-003 EMDS

Random die scratches through date

Curving die scratches East of ribbon

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Bill Fivaz

 

1934-D

MMS-001.2

Description:

Small mintmark type of 1932; FS-25-1934D-501

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

1

Markers:

UVC-0220

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

 

Numerous die scratches through mintmark area LMDS

Obverse is ODV-003 LMDS

Die crack across bust

Die crack across upper hair

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1934-D

MMS-001.3

Description:

Small mintmark type of 1932; FS-25-1934D-501

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

2

Markers:

UVC-0458

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Numerous die scratches through mintmark area MDS

Obverse is ODV-003 MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1934-D

MMS-001.4

Description:

Small mintmark type of 1932; FS-25-1934D-501

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

1

Markers:

UVC-1763

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Numerous die scratches through mintmark area LDS

Die crack eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing through UN of UNITED

Die crack from rim through the Left leg of the U of UNITED into wing

Die crack from wing under U of UNITED South-Southeast

Die crack from S of PLURIBUS to wing under E of AMERICA

Die crack through lower Right leaves above LL of DOLLAR

Obverse is ODV-003 LDS

Die crack across upper hair

Reported by:

Charles Bondurant

 

1941-S

MMS-002.1

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark, slightly tilted CCW; FS-25-1941S-503

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

6

Markers:

UVC-0206

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die chip in the upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Die scratch inside upper Right O of OF

Several light circular die scratches though LIBER of LIBERTY - MDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing to Q of QUARTER LDS

Die crack across forehead and hair LDS

Light die crack across bust

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1941-S

MMS-002.2

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-503

Grade:

AU50

Rarity:

2

Markers:

Mintmark is higher than 2.1

UVC-0207

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die chip in the upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Obverse is MDS

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1941-S

MMS-002.3

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-501

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

8

Markers:

UVC-0208

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Clear upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Die scratch between upper right stem and branch

Obverse is MDS

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1941-S

MMS-002.4

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-501

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

1

Markers:

UVC-0209

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Clear upper loop of the mintmark LDS

Strong die scratch between upper ER of LIBERTY LDS

Reported by:

Larry Briggs

 

1941-S

MMS-002.5

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-503

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

8

Markers:

UVC-0457

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die chip in upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Obverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die crack eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing through QUARTER LDS

Die crack across upper hair - LDS

Die crack across forehead into hair

Die crack across bust

Reported by:

Zaps Coins

 

1941-S

MMS-002.6

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-501

Grade:

AU58

Rarity:

2

Markers:

UVC-0698

DMR-016

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Clear upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Light die crack in upper hair MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Zaps Coins

 

1941-S

MMS-002.7

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-503

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

2

Markers:

UVC-0705

DMR-018

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die chip in upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Light die crack across hair and forehead MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1941-S

MMS-002.8

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-503

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

1

Markers:

UVC-0706

DMR-019

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die chip in upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Die crack across hair and forehead LMDS

Light die crack across bust

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1941-S

MMS-002.9

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-503

Grade:

MS62

Rarity:

2

Markers:

UVC-0919

DMR-020

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

 

Die chip in upper loop of the mintmark MDS

Light die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing

Die crack across hair and forehead MDS

Die gouge in hair above ear

Stage C:

Reverse is LDS

Die chip on nose LDS

Reported by:

Brian Raines

 

1941-S

MMS-002.10

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1941S-501

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

1

Markers:

UVC-1762

DMR-021

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Die gouge connects upper AM of AMERICA

Obverse is EMDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1943-S

MMS-002.1

Description:

Trumpet tail mintmark; FS-25-1943S-501

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

5

Markers:

UVC-0375

DMR-026

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing MDS

Die crack from lower wing to Q of QUARTER

Die crack from S of PLURIBUS to wing under AMER of AMERICA

Light die crack across bust MDS

Light die crack in hair

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Carson Torpey

 

1952-D

MMS-004.1

Description:

Giant mintmark; FS-25-1952D-501

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

4

Markers:

UVC-0792

DMR-003

Stage A:

Reverse is EDS

Obverse is ODV-005 (MDO) EDS

Die scratches North-South in front of profile

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Bill Fivaz

 

1952-D

MMS-004.2

Description:

Giant mintmark; FS-25-1952D-501

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

5

Markers:

UVC-0793

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse is MDS

Obverse is ODV-005 (MDS) MDS

Die crack across hair above forehead

Stage C:

 

Die crack East from back of eagle's head LDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing

Obverse is LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles