Kentucky State joined the Union on June 1, 1792. Then the United State of America released the 2001 Kentucky quarter with the theme My Old Kentucky Home on October 15, 2001.
The Kentucky quarter coin was the fifteenth coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the fifth coin released in 2001.
Kentucky Coin Quarter Design
There were no major changes to the design of the 2001 Kentucky quarter coin. The front design was still made by John Flanagan and William Cousins, and still features a statue of President George Washington with inscriptions United States of America, Liberty, In God We Trust, and Quarter Dollar.
The back of the Kentucky quarter coin was designed by T. James Ferrell. The design shows tall buildings such as the majestic Mansions, Federal Hill, and the racetrack at the front of the Mansion fence.
Around the image design, there are inscriptions in the form of words such as Kentucky 1792, My Old Kentucky Home, 2001, and E Pluribus Unum.
Characteristics of the Kentucky Quarter Coin
All coins issued in Statehood Quarters are clad. This means that about seventy-five to eighty percent of the material that makes up the coin is made of copper, and the rest is made of nickel.
The core constituent of this coin is solid copper and has a diameter of 24.26 mm and weighs 5.67g.
Mint and Mint Mark
The mint mark is a letter symbol on a coin that indicates the mint in which the coin was produced. 2001 Kentucky quarter produced in Denver (D) and Philadelphia (P).
Value and Worth of Kentucky Quarter
By default, a 2001 Kentucky Quarter value is 25 cents or $0.25. But, the 2001 Kentucky quarter worth depends on the type of series and the condition of the coin.
To get an expensive price, there is a mint sign that you can get under the words IN GOD WE TRUST on each coin.
- Clad Proof Kentucky Quarter
- 2001 D Kentucky quarter
This type of coin has a mint mark quantity of 370.564.000. This Kentucky Quarter is worth around $1.53 in condition MS 63 grade and can sell in value around $1.75 with an MS 65 grade.
- 2001 P Kentucky quarter
This type of coin has a mint mark quantity of 353.000.000. This Kentucky Quarter is worth around $1.53 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade and worth around $1.75 in MS 65 grade.
- 2001 S proof Kentucky quarter
This type of coin has a mint mark quantity of 3.094.140. This Kentucky Quarter is worth around $5.25 in condition MS 63 grade and can sell in value for around $6.00 with an MS 65 grade.
- Silver Proof Kentucky Quarter
As of December 06, 2022, the silver melt of this coin is $4.05. This value is obtained from calculating the spot price of silver which is currently worth $ 22.39 per ounce.
- 2001 S Silver Proof Kentucky Quarter
This type of coin has a mint mark quantity of 889.697. So, how much is a 2001 Kentucky quarter worth with silver proof? It is worth around $13.13 in condition MS 63 grade and can sell in value for around $15.00 with an MS 65 grade.
The error of the Kentucky Quarter
There are types of 2001 Kentucky Quarter errors, see below to know them!
- Off-Center Kentucky Error Quarter
It occurs when the planchet and the die striking are not properly aligned.
- Doubled Die Kentucky Quarter Error
It happens caused of doubling in some parts of the design.
- Clipped Planchet Kentucky Error Quarter
It happens because there is an error occurs when cutting a round coin shape from a large sheet of metal, so the shape may not be perfectly round.
- Kentucky Quarters With Missing Letters or Design Elements
It happens when a letter is missing or the 2001 Kentucky quarter design is incomplete. For example, the words In God We Trust changed to In God We Rust.
- Die Cracks On Kentucky Quarters
It happens when the coin is used so frequently that there is damage to the design of the coin. Like there are scratches or cracks on the surface of quarter coins.