As of June, 2024, a 1972-S Quarter, DCAM in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $4.00 and $75.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $357.00 in the 10/01/2003 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: John Flanagan
Edge: Reeded
Diameter: 24.30 millimeters
Weight: 5.67 grams
Mintage: 3,300,000
Mint: San Francisco
Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center
Series: Washington Quarters 1965 – 1998

1972-S Quarter, Dcam (Proof) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State4.0075.0015.00

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1972 Washington Quarter. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1972-D Quarter (Regular Strike)N/AN/A1.001,800.00
1972 Quarter (Regular Strike)N/AN/A1.001,750.00
1972-S Quarter (Proof)N/AN/A5.0012.00
1972-S Quarter, CAM (Proof)N/AN/A3.0012.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1972-S Quarter, Dcam (Proof) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1972-S Quarter, DCAM (Proof) coin across various grades from MS-68 to MS-70. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-69 having the highest max price $357.00.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1972-S Quarter, DCAM (Proof).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1972-S Quarter, DCAM (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 71.43% share, followed by Great Collections / David Lawrence RC with 21.43% / 7.14% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1972-S Quarter, DCAM (Proof) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-69PCGSDavid Lawrence RC135.0009/25/2022
MS-69PCGSDavid Lawrence RC55.0005/03/2020
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections8.0012/14/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections26.0011/16/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections17.0009/14/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections21.0007/06/2014
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections55.0007/06/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections15.0007/06/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections20.0007/06/2014
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections47.0006/08/2014
MS-69NGCGreat Collections88.0002/23/2014
MS-69NGCGreat Collections68.0012/15/2013
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections154.0011/17/2013
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions58.0008/05/2013
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections103.0002/24/2013
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections30.0002/24/2013
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions15.0012/10/2012
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0012/03/2012
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections99.0010/14/2012
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections154.0009/30/2012
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections99.0009/16/2012
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions79.0005/14/2012
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections30.0004/29/2012
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions79.0004/18/2012
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections30.0004/01/2012
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions94.0008/15/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions161.0008/11/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions94.0008/08/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions69.0005/23/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions109.0001/10/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions115.0009/27/2010
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions69.0009/20/2010
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions121.0007/08/2010
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions207.0004/26/2010
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions127.0007/15/2009
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC31.0002/26/2009
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC37.0012/18/2008
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions39.0011/24/2008
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions11.0004/02/2008
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions31.0003/31/2008
MS-69PCIDavid Lawrence RC29.0002/11/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions190.0001/09/2008
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions173.0012/04/2007
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions127.0002/21/2007
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions42.0011/01/2006
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC44.0010/09/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0005/10/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions11.0003/05/2006
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions66.0003/05/2006
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions81.0011/02/2005
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions115.0009/01/2005
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions86.0007/27/2005
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions86.0001/17/2005
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions26.0012/13/2004
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions81.0012/08/2004
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions100.0011/10/2004
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions91.0009/13/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions25.0009/08/2004
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions99.0003/29/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions22.0003/03/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions22.0002/25/2004
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions102.0012/24/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0012/03/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions19.0011/26/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0011/12/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0011/05/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions201.0011/05/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0010/22/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions357.0010/01/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions28.0010/01/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions288.0009/24/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions150.0009/10/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions20.0009/03/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions150.0009/01/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions17.0008/20/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0008/06/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions59.0007/16/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions121.0006/25/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions59.0006/18/2003
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions28.0006/11/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0001/22/2003
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions14.0011/05/2002
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions25.0009/24/2002
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0004/03/2002