The standard 2009 Guam US territory 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.

2009 Guam Quarter

Guam is an island and US territory in the Western Pacific Ocean. It's the largest island in Micronesia. Guam became a US territory in 1898.


On the reverse side of the coin there are several different images that include an outline of the territory, a latte stone, and a flying proa boat. The latte stone is a commonly used stone in Guam used to make traditional houses. The flying proa is a traditional vessel that the native Chamorro people use.

There is also an inscription in the local language that translates to "Guam- Land of Chamorro".

Coin Information

The US minted different series of the Guam quarter. There is the 2009 P quarter, 2009 D quarter, 2009 S proof quarter and 2009 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
2009 P Philadelphia 45,000,000
2009 D Denver 42,600,000
2009 S Proof San Francisco 2,113,478
2009 S Silver Proof San Francisco 996,548


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 2009 Guam 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 2009 P Guam quarter and 2009 D Guam quarter are each worth around $1 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 65 can sell for around $2.

The 2009 S proof Guam 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 $5.57. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $30.79 per ounce.

The 2009 S silver proof Guam quarter is worth around $12 in PR 66DC condition. The value is around $20 in PR 69DC condition.

Grading System

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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See also:

2009 American Samoa Quarter
2009 District of Columbia Quarter
2009 Northern Mariana Islands Quarter
2009 Puerto Rico Quarter
2009 US Virgin Islands Quarter