- Year: 2015
- Mint Mark: S
- Coin: Homestead Nebraska
- Type: Quarter Dollar
- Price: $5.00-$13.00+
- Face Value: 0.25 USD
- Produced: 490,000
- Edge: Reeded
- Silver Content: 90%
- Silver Weight: .1808 oz.
- Melt Value: $4.28
The 2015 S Silver Proof Nebraska Homestead Quarter also known as the Homestead National Monument of America Quarter was the first America the Beautiful quarter to be released in 2015. The design concept was created by artist Jim Licaretz and Ronald D. Sanders. Their initials are present on the withering husk of the corn. RS for Ronald Sanders on left, and JL for Jim Licaretz on the right.
Noticeable engraved images on the reverse include; An old cabin, two ears of corn, and an old style deep well hand pump for water. Also present are the words Homestead, Nebraska, E Pluribus Unum, and the year 2015. The front or obverse of this coin is simple using the original bust of George Washington seen on most modern quarter dollars.
There are several specific variations to be aware of with these coins, they are.
- 2015 P Standard Issue
- 2014 P 5oz Silver Bullion 99.9% pure
- 2015 D Standard Issue
- 2015 S Standard Issue (rare)
- 2015 S Non-Silver Proof Issue
- 2015 S 90% Silver Proof Issue
All in all there are 6 known variations with some errors known to exist as well. Production numbers for coinage this year increased by around 30% making previous years worth slightly more.
How much is a 2015 S Homestead National Monument Quarter (90% Silver Proof) 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 $2 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 2015, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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Are 2015 S Homestead National Monument Quarter (90% Silver Proof)s Silver?
Yes! Homestead National Monument Quarter's produced in 2015 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 2015 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 2015 D Homestead Nebraska 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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