What is the value of a 1942 Walking Liberty quarter?
Please check again and post a new question. All quarters dated 1932 and later carry a picture of George Washington. The Walking Liberty design was used on half dollars minted from 1916 to 1947
Walking Liberty Half Dollars will never have a "W" mintmark. Instead, that is the designer's signature. If your Walking Liberty Half Dollar has a mintmark, it will be on the left side of the coin near the branch that the Eagle is perched upon. 1942 was a common year of Walking Liberty half dollars and they are worth about $12.75 for their silver content, unless the coin is in mint state, in which case the…
It's gold plated, but not gold. The good news is that 1942 is a common date for Walking Liberty halves so you can still sell it for its melt value of $5-7 as of 07/2010. In any case, a gold half dollar would have been about the diameter of a pencil eraser, and no gold coins were made for circulation after the US went off the gold standard in 1933.