$1,000 in quarters would weigh just over 50 pounds.
There are 4,000 quarters in $1,000, for a total weight of 22,680 grams, which is equivalent to 50 pounds and .01 ounces.
Quarter Dollar Specification:
Composition: Cupro-Nickel 8.33% Ni Balance Cu
Weight: 5.670 g
Diameter: 0.955 in.; 24.26 mm
Thickness: 1.75 mm
No. of Reeds: 119
The first quarters, made in 1796, featured a depiction of Lady Liberty on the obverse and an eagle on the reverse. There was no value marked on quarters until 1804, when 25c was inscribed on the reverse. In 1838, QUAR. DOL. was used, and it changed to quarter dollar in 1892.
From 1999 through 2008, the reverse design changed five times a year through the 50 State Quarters® Program. In 2009, the reverse design changed six times through the 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program. The designs now change five times a year through the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program until 2020, with one final design in 2021.
Learn more about the different design of twenty-five cents or quarter dollar at Coinfacts.com.