Not only is it notable for its imagery, but earlier editions of the coin were produced using silver which gives the coins a higher inherent value. Nowadays, collectors 1935 Washington Quarter: Minting information, specifications, characteristics, current Coin Info. Melt Value. $2.30. Country. United States. Type. Silver Coin. a image of the Washington silver quarter These silver quarters along with many other silver coins are classified as “junk in circulation but now is sold for its silver content instead of the face value. 1935 D, 5,780,000, $3.00 – $900.00.