The standard 2020 Salt River Bay 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.

2020 Salt River Bay Quarter

Design

On the reverse side of the coin the design shows a red mangrove tree in salt water. Mangrove trees are unique trees native to the U.S. Virgin islands.

Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve is located on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This park preserves the marine ecosystem which includes endangered mangrove forests.

Coin Information

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

The US minted different series of the Salt River Bay quarter. There is the 2020 P quarter, 2020 D quarter, 2020 W quarter, 2020 S quarter, 2020 S proof quarter and 2020 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.

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 2020 Salt River Bay 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 2020 P Salt River Bay quarter and 2020 D Salt River Bay quarter are each worth around $0.50 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 $1.

The 2020 W Salt River Bay quarter is worth around $10 in MS 63 uncirculated condition. The value is around $25 in MS 65 uncirculated condition.

The 2020 S Salt River Bay quarter is worth around $2 in MS 63 uncirculated condition. The value is around $3 in MS 65 uncirculated condition.

The 2020 S proof Salt River Bay 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 $5.12 as of March 04, 2021. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $25.13 per ounce.

The 2020 S silver proof Salt River Bay 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:

2020 Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Quarter
2020 National Park of American Samoa Quarter
2020 Tallgrass Prairie Quarter
2020 Weir Farm Quarter