1932: No Obverse Design Varieties

1934 & 1934 D: Light, Medium & Heavy Motto Varieties

in 1934, two distinct obverse hub changes were made to strengthen the the motto IN GOD WE TRUST. The new designs are simply named "Medium Motto" and "Heavy Motto." This created a total of three different design varieties for the 1934 P; The light motto (the original design used on the 1932 issues), medium motto and heavy motto. For the 1934 D issues only the medium and heavy motto designs were used, creating only two possible varieties for the 1934 D.

1935 - 1964: No Other Obverse Designs Reported for The Washington Quarter

Did You Know?

198225c MergedEven though the 1982 & 1983 P&D Washington quartrrs were minted in the hundreds of millions, finding a gem, mint state issue of each of these four coins will prove to be a tough task. This is because the US Mint did not produce mint uncirculated coin set for these years. Instead, the mint sold mint souvenir sets which were only available on location in the mint gift shops. This has lead to significantly fewer uncirculated examples available for all four business strikes from these years.