The standard 2022 Maya Angelou 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.

2022 Maya Angelou Quarter


On the reverse side of the coin the design shows Maya Angelou with her arms stretched out wide. A bird and a rising sun can be seen behind her.

Maya Angelou was a writer, Broadway performer, and social activist. She was primarily known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. She published more than 30 bestselling books in total.

Coin Information

These coins are part of the American Women quarters program.

The US minted different series of the Maya Angelou quarter. There is the 2022 P quarter, 2022 D quarter, 2022 S quarter, 2022 S proof quarter and 2022 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 below the date.

Series Location Quantity Minted
2022 P Philadelphia 237,600,000
2022 D Denver 258,200,000
2022 S San Francisco 303,520
2022 S Proof San Francisco 442,828
2022 S Silver Proof San Francisco 352,834


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 2022 Maya Angelou 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 2022 P Maya Angelou quarter and 2022 D Maya Angelou 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 2022 S Maya Angelou quarter is worth around $3 in MS 63 uncirculated condition. The value is around $5 in MS 65 uncirculated condition.

The 2022 S proof Maya Angelou quarter is worth around $5 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 $5.63. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $27.59 per ounce.

The 2022 S silver proof Maya Angelou quarter is worth around $18 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:

2022 Anna May Wong Quarter
2022 Nina Otero-Warren Quarter
2022 Dr. Sally Ride Quarter
2022 Wilma Mankiller Quarter