The standard 2007 Montana 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.

2007 Montana Quarter

Design

On the reverse side of the coin there is a design that features a bison skull and the local terrain. The bison skull is a common symbol that can be seen throughout the state of Montana. This symbol is sacred to many of the local Native American tribes.

The year 1889 is inscribed on the coin because this was the year that Montana officially joined the union.

Coin Information

The US minted different series of the Montana quarter. There is the 2007 P quarter, 2007 D quarter, 2007 S proof quarter and 2007 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
2007 P Philadelphia 257,000,000
2007 D Denver 256,240,000
2007 S Proof San Francisco 2,374,778
2007 S Silver Proof San Francisco 1,313,481

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 2007 Montana 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.

Both the 2007 P Montana quarter and 2007 D Montana quarter are each worth around $0.30 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 $4.

The 2007 S proof Montana quarter is worth around $3 in PR 65 condition.

Silver Proof Quarter

This coin is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $5.27 as of August 10, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $29.14 per ounce.

The 2007 S silver proof Montana 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:

2007 Idaho Quarter
2007 Utah Quarter
2007 Washington State Quarter
2007 Wyoming Quarter