The standard 2004 Wisconsin state quarters are made of a clad composition that contains 75% copper and 25% 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.

2004 Wisconsin Quarter

Design

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.

Coin Information

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.

Series Location Quantity Minted
2004 P Philadelphia 226,400,000
2004 D Denver 226,800,000
2004 S Proof San Francisco 2,740,684
2004 S Silver Proof San Francisco 1,769,786

Value

The value will depend on the series and the coin's condition. Below we will examine the value for each series.

Clad Quarters

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 the higher condition grades.

The 2004 P Wisconsin quarter is worth around $0.35 in about uncirculated condition. The value is 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 $0.35 in about uncirculated condition. The value is around $0.75 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $10.

The 2004 S proof Wisconsin quarter is worth around $3 in PR 65 condition.

Extra Leaf Error Coins

2004 Wisconsin Quarter Extra Leaf High Error

2004 Wisconsin Quarter Extra Leaf Low Error

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 $75 in about uncirculated condition. The value is around $150 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $200.

The 2004 D Wisconsin extra leaf low quarter is worth around $50 in about uncirculated condition. The value is around $130 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $165.

Silver Proof Quarter

This coin is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $2.61 as of March 28, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $14.43 per ounce.

The 2004 S silver proof Wisconsin quarter is worth around $8 in PR 65 condition.

Grading System

About uncirculated- There is a slight trace of wear on the high points of the design. Half of the coin's mint luster is still intact.

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 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

2004 Florida Quarter
2004 Iowa Quarter
2004 Michigan Quarter
2004 Texas Quarter