- Year: 2011
- Mint Mark: S
- Coin: Gettysburg Quarter
- Type: Quarter Dollar
- Price: $5.00-$25.00+
- Face Value: 0.25 USD
- Produced: 722,000
- Edge: Reeded
- Silver Content: 90%
- Silver Weight: .1808 oz.
- Melt Value: $4.28
Notes: Details for the 2011 Gettysburg S 90% Silver Proof coin. There are many variations of this specific issuance so careful when buying or selling. Be sure to inform yourself. These coins were issued at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco mints. Those issued at the San Francisco mint come in both Silver and Non silver varieties.
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How much is a 2011 Silver Proof Gettysburg Quarter worth?
This section is more of a layman's guide, for those new to collecting.
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $5.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $25 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 2011, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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Overall Specs & Design
This coin has a total mass of 11.92 g, a diameter of 24.26 mm, and a thickness of 1.75 mm. It's edge is 119 reeds, and the coins are composed of 90% Silver Proof, 99% 5oz Bullion, 91% Copper regular issues..
Designer: John Flanagan, Phebe Hemphill & Joel Iskowitz
Front (Obverse): The front of this coin contains the words United States of America, Liberty, In God We Trust, and Quarter Dollar inscribed along with the same George Washington bust found on all modern Quarters. All versions have a Mint Mark or either P, D, or S under the word Trust.
Back (Reverse): The reverse has the words Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, an E Pluribus Unum (out of many one) along with the date of issuance 2011. The Gettysburg National Military Park has the Gettysburg Monument on the reverse. Click the image below to see full resolution.
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Are 2011 Silver Proof Gettysburg Quarters Silver?
Yes! Gettysburg Quarter's produced in 2011 are 90% silver to be precise, and contain .1808 troy oz or 5.623 grams in total of .999 pure silver. Silver weight is measured in troy ounces. Troy ounces weigh about 2 grams more than the standard ounce. CoinTrackers has built a tool that will let you know if your coin is silver or not. The tool is called Is My Coin Silver?.
Coinage issued in 2011 will only contain silver if minted as a silver proof. Is your coin a silver proof or just a proof? Do they weigh more than other identical coins from the same year? If so they are likely 90% silver. 90% silver coins are much denser than the modern 90% copper 10% nickel blend the mint uses today.
Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value:
This coin in poor condition is still worth $0.72 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $4.28, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.
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Current silver melt value* for a 2011 P Gettysburg Quarter is $4.28 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $23.65 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.
***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.
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