Washington quarters can be worth $13,000

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A COIN valued at at least $13,000 has been identified by ONE coin collector, and it might be hiding in your spare change right now.

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Shaun, a TikTok user who goes by BlueRidgeSilverHound, frequently posts content about all things coin collectibles.

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According to Shaun, this coin doesn't appear to be particularly unusual. Except that it only brought in $13,000.

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What, then, is it about this quarter that made it so popular that coin collectors were willing to part with $13,000 for it?

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What we actually have is a coin that is of a very high grade, according to Shaun.

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The grade of a coin essentially just evaluates its outward appearance and base value.

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Although it's a subjective assessment, a coin's grade is typically determined by its strike, surface preservation, lustre, coloration, and overall eye appeal.

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This particular coin was graded as MS68.

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Coins are desirable collectibles because they are essentially flawless and have few flaws, which appeals to coin collectors.