The standard 2004 Wisconsin state quarters are made of a clad composition that contains copper and nickel. Clad proof quarters and silver proof quarters were also minted and they sell for more money. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.
On the reverse side of the coin there are several different images that include a cow, an ear of corn, and a truckle of cheese. This design showcases how important agriculture is to Wisconsin and its economy. Wisconsin is one of the leading states for dairy and corn production.
The year 1848 is inscribed on the coin because this was the year that Wisconsin officially joined the union.
The US minted different series of the Wisconsin quarter. There is the 2004 P quarter, 2004 D quarter, 2004 S proof quarter and 2004 S silver proof quarter.
Proof coins are essentially coins that have more detail. They are minted on special planchets and it takes longer to produce them. They are specifically made for collectors so you won't find any in your spare change.
Note: The mint mark can be found on the obverse side of each coin under the "IN GOD WE TRUST" motto.
|2004 S Proof||San Francisco||2,740,684|
|2004 S Silver Proof||San Francisco||1,769,786|
The value will depend on the series and the coin's condition. Below we will examine the value for each series.
The standard 2004 Wisconsin clad quarters in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $0.25. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.
The 2004 P Wisconsin quarter is worth around $0.75 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $3.
The 2004 D Wisconsin quarter is worth around $0.75 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $3.
The 2004 S proof Wisconsin quarter is worth around $5 in PR 66DC condition. The value is around $15 in PR 69DC condition.
Extra Leaf Error Coins
There is a notable error variety for the 2004 D Wisconsin quarter. This error variety is called the extra leaf error. On these error coins there is an extra leaf on the corn. The extra leaf will either extend up high, or bend low.
The 2004 D Wisconsin extra leaf high quarter is worth around $170 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $225.
The 2004 D Wisconsin extra leaf low quarter is worth around $140 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $175.
Silver Proof Quarter
This coin is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $3.93 as of May 23, 2022. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $21.74 per ounce.
The 2004 S silver proof Wisconsin quarter is worth around $11 in PR 66DC condition. The value is around $20 in PR 69DC condition.
MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.
MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.
PR 66DC proof- There are minimal marks and hairlines.
PR 69DC proof- Only the slightest imperfections are present.
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