The 2015 S 90% Silver Proof America the Beautiful Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Quarter was the 2nd to last quarter to be issued this year. Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge is located in Delaware and spans just under 16,000 acres of mostly water and marshlands.
The reverse image of this coin contains both an Egret and a Great Blue Heron with a marshy swampy terrain in the background. The words Bombay Hook, Delaware, and E Pluribus Unum are displayed inscribed along with the year the quarter was issued (2015). Design was created by Phebe Hemphill and Joel Iskowitz.
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
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.Photo credit: Andrew Bazanov
How much is a 2015 S Bombay Hook Quarter (90% Silver Proof) worth?
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $3.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $8 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 Bombay Hook Quarter (90% Silver Proof)s Silver?
Yes! Bombay Hook Delaware 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 worth $1.14 less than the intrinsic value from silver content of $4.14, this coin is thus more valuable to a silver bug than to a coin collector. You will most likely find however that it is hard to get a coin for less than spot price. At least that has been our experience. Want more info? Then read Coin Collecting Investment an article that details the benifits of coin collecting as a way to build wealth..
Current silver melt value* for a 2015 P Bombay Hook Quarter is $4.14 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $22.90 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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