The standard 2006 Nebraska 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 is an image of Chimney Rock and an ox-drawn wagon filled with pioneers. Chimney Rock is a unique rock formation located in Western Nebraska. This rock was a landmark for early pioneers who traveled through the Oregon trail, Mormon trail, and California trail. Early pioneers are a big part of Nebraska's history.
The year 1867 is inscribed on the coin because this was the year that Nebraska officially joined the union.
The US minted different series of the Nebraska quarter. There is the 2006 P quarter, 2006 D quarter, 2006 S proof quarter and 2006 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.
|2006 S Proof||San Francisco||2,882,428|
|2006 S Silver Proof||San Francisco||1,585,008|
The value will depend on the series and the coin's condition. Below we will examine the value for each series.
The standard 2006 Nebraska clad quarters in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $0.25. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.
Both the 2006 P Nebraska quarter and 2006 D Nebraska quarter are each worth around $0.75 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $2.
The 2006 S proof Nebraska quarter is worth around $4.50 in PR 66DC condition. The value is around $15 in PR 69DC condition.
Silver Proof Quarter
This coin is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $4.04 as of February 05, 2023. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $22.34 per ounce.
The 2006 S silver proof Nebraska 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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