The standard 2007 Utah 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.

2007 Utah Quarter

Design

On the reverse side of the coin there is a design that features two locomotives meeting each other at the golden spike. This golden spike joined the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads which connected the East to the West. The theme of this design is "crossroads of the West".

The year 1896 is inscribed on the coin because this was the year that Utah officially joined the union.

Coin Information

The US minted different series of the Utah 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 255,000,000
2007 D Denver 253,200,000
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 Utah 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 Utah quarter and 2007 D Utah 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 Utah 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 $2.61 as of March 28, 2020. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $14.43 per ounce.

The 2007 S silver proof Utah 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 Montana Quarter
2007 Washington State Quarter
2007 Wyoming Quarter