Top 5 Rarest Bicentennial Quarters

The Bicentennial Quarters, minted in 1976 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the United States, are a popular series among coin collectors. 

1976-S Proof Silver Bicentennial Quarter:  This quarter was struck in San Francisco as a proof coin and is made of 40% silver. It's highly sought after by collectors due to its silver content and low mintage.

1976-D Bicentennial Quarter with Type II Reverse:  Early in the minting process, a reverse die was used that featured a smaller lettering style for "United States of America." This variety is rarer than the more common Type I reverse.

1976-S Bicentennial Proof Quarter with No Mintmark:  While most proof coins from San Francisco bear an "S" mintmark, there are a few instances where the mintmark was omitted. These error coins are rare and highly valuable.

1976-D Bicentennial Quarter Struck on a 40% Silver Planchet:  Occasionally, a Bicentennial Quarter was struck on a planchet intended for a silver coin, resulting in a wrong composition error. These error coins are extremely rare and fetch high prices among collectors.

1976-S Bicentennial Silver Proof Set Quarter:  In addition to the regular proof Bicentennial Quarters, there were also silver proof sets issued in 1976 that contained 40% silver versions of all coins, including the quarter. 

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