The standard 2018 Pictured Rocks 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.

2018 Pictured Rocks Quarter


On the reverse side of the coin the design shows Chapel Rock and the white pine tree that grows on top of it. Chapel Rock is located at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is located in Michigan on the shore of Lake Superior.

Coin Information

These coins are part of the America the Beautiful quarters program.

The US minted different series of the Pictured Rocks quarter. There is the 2018 P quarter, 2018 D quarter, 2018 S quarter, 2018 S proof quarter and 2018 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
2018 P Philadelphia 186,714,000
2018 D Denver 182,600,000
2018 S San Francisco 917,580
2018 S Proof San Francisco 688,538
2018 S Silver Proof San Francisco 350,820


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 2018 Pictured Rocks 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 2018 P Pictured Rocks quarter and 2018 D Pictured Rocks 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 $1.

The 2018 S Pictured Rocks quarter is worth around $2 in MS 63 uncirculated condition. The value is around $3 in MS 65 uncirculated condition.

The 2018 S proof Pictured Rocks 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 2018 S silver proof Pictured Rocks quarter is worth around $12 in PR 66DC condition. The value is around $22 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:

2018 Apostle Islands Quarter
2018 Block Island Quarter
2018 Cumberland Island Quarter
2018 Voyageurs Quarter