1976-S QUARTER DOLLAR - BICENTENNIAL
PCGS Nos: 5898,
6008, 86008, 96008
Circulation strikes: estimated 5,000,000
Proofs: estimated 4,000,000
Designer: Obverse by John Flanagan;
Reverse by Jack L. Ahr
Diameter: 24.3 millimeters
Outer layers - 80% Silver, 20% Copper
Center - 20.9% Silver, 79.1% Copper
grains (5.7 grams)
Mintmark: "S" (for
San Francisco, CA) on the obverse just right of the ribbon
The 40% Silver Bicentennial
Quarter Dollars were sold
in 3-piece sets along with the Silver-Clad Washington
Half Dollars and Silver-Clad Eisenhower
Dollars. Mintages are approximate - 11,000,000
sets were struck and sold until 1982, when sales were
The finest Uncirculated
"Silver" examples graded by PCGS are 92 MS-68's.
The finest Proof
"Silver" example graded by PCGS is a single PR-69.
The finest Proof Cameo
"Silver" examples graded by PCGS are 22 PRCA-69's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo
"Silver" examples graded by PCGS are 1804 PRDC-69's.
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional
Coin Grading Service