The 1964 Silver Quarter: Gresham's Law in Action!
The 1964 Silver Quarter was the last year the coin was minted in silver & had the highest total mintage of any silver Washington Quarter. A total of well over 1.2 billion coins minted. The subsequent release of comparatively worthless
clad coinage put an interesting economic law into effect, causing the 1964 silver quarter to rapidly disappear from circulation. For more information on why this happened & the interesting effects it has had on this year of issue, visit my blog at: