Price Guide and Information for 2007 Utah State Quarters
2007 Utah State Quarter History
The obverse of the 2007 Utah State Quarter shows the standard Washington Quarter design with a few alterations. The Washington Quarter, that ran from 1932-1998, had the date on the obverse, as well as the word “Liberty.” This design was changed slightly with the introduction of the State Quarters, and later the Territory Quarters and National Park Quarters. The new design still shows Washington looking left, however the obverse text now reads “United States of America – Liberty – In God We Trust – Quarter Dollar.” The reverse of this coin depicts two old-timey trains coming head to head at a railroad spike. In the background there are mountains, and below there are railroad tracks that were in the process of being laid. This imagery shows the joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads in Utah. These two joined at Promontory Point where a final spike was placed between the two railcars. The motto “Crossroads of the West” was given to symbolize the joining of westward expansion. The final spike was laid in 1869, however Utah did not become a state until 1896. This was the 45th coin released in the Statehood Quarters program. The reverse text of the coin reads “Utah 1896 – Crossroads of the West – 2007 – E Pluribus Unum.” All of the Statehood Quarters were clad, meaning that they were seventy-five to eighty percent copper, and the rest was composed of nickel. The core of the coins were solid copper. These coins, however, were produced in silver for special Silver Proof Sets. The coins minted in included Montana, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah
Errors on the 2007 Utah State Quarter There are currently no known errors of this coin. If you ever run across anything that looks unusual with the Utah State Quarter, please contact one of our experts to have the error verified, or send the coin to a professional grading company for their opinion. However, the average circulation State Quarter is only worth the face value of $0.25. These coins can be spent, saved, or taken to the bank.
Varieties on the 2007 Utah State Quarter This coin, designed by John Flanagan and Joseph Menna was produced in a silver variety as part of proof sets. There were a total of 1,313,481 silver coins produced for this series. They are composed of 90% silver and 10% copper. The average price of the single silver coin ranges from $5 to $10, depending on the grade. The easy indicator to determine if your coin is silver is by the mint mark. The silver quarters will have an “S” mintmark, rather than a “P” or “D.” In addition to the silver quarters, late-night TV. began selling gold plated State Quarters in an attempt to con viewers into thinking that the coin would be worth a lot more. Unfortunately, the amount of gold that it takes to plate a quarter is very insignificant, and these gold plated quarters have no value in the collector community.