The 2001 New York quarter is a coin that was released on January 2, 2001, with the theme Gateway to Freedom. New York was admitted to the Union on July 26, 1788.
The New York quarter coin was the eleventh coin released in the Statehood Quarters program and the first to be released in 2001.
Design of New York Quarter
- Obverse Design
John Flanagan and William Cousins are still the designers of the 2001 New York quarter coin obverse. The design of the front also still features a statue of President George Washington which can be seen on the left side of his face.
There are inscriptions like the United State of America, Liberty, In God We Trust, and Quarter Dollar.
In addition, there is also a mint mark under the words In God We Trust as a special sign where the coin was issued.
- Reverse Design
The rear of the 2001 New York quarter was designed by Alfred Maletsky. Features an image of the Statue of Liberty, an outline of the state, and 11 stars representing New York’s position upon acceptance into the Union.
The inscriptions on the back consist of writing New York 1788, the motto Gateway to Freedom, 2001, and E Pluribus Unum.
New York Quarter Coin Characteristics
The core constituent of the 2001 New York quarter is solid copper which has a diameter of 24.26 mm and weighs 5.67g.
Then 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. It’s because all coins issued in Statehood Quarters are clad.
Value and Worth of New York Quarter
Coin 2001 New York Quarter value is 25 cents or $0.25. But, a 2001 New York Quarter worth can be sold for a higher price depending on the mint markings on the coin and the condition.
So, how much is a 2001 New York quarter worth based on the mint sign, see below.
- 2001 P NY Quarter
A NY Quarter marked with a Mint P was produced for a quantity of 619.640.000. It values at around $1.53 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade and worth around $1.75 in MS 65 grade.
- 2001 D NY Quarter
A NY Quarter marked with a Mint P was produced for a quantity of 655.400.000. It values at around $1.53 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade and worth around $1.75 in MS 65 grade.
- 2001 S NY Quarter: Proof
A NY Quarter marked with a Mint S Silver Proof was produced for a quantity of 3.094.140. It is worth around $5.25 in uncirculated condition with an MS 63 grade and worth around $6.00 in MS 65 grade.
- 2001 S NY Quarter: Silver Proof
A NY Quarter marked with a Mint S Silver Proof was produced for a quantity of 889.697. It is worth around $9.63 in condition MS 63 grade and can sell in value for around $11.00 with an MS 65 grade.
The error of the New York Quarter
There are 5 types of 2001 New York Quarter errors you must know.
- Off-Center New York Error Quarter
It occurs when the die striking and the planchet are not properly aligned.
- Doubled Die New York Quarter Error
It happens caused of doubling in some parts of the design.
- Clipped Planchet New York 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.
- New York Quarters With Missing Letters or Design Elements
It happens when a letter is missing or the coin design is incomplete.
- Die Cracks On New York Quarters
It happens when the coin is used so frequently that there is damage to the design of the coin.
Try to check your pocket who knows you have the 2001 New York quarter, note the mint mark beneath the words In God We Trust. If your quarter coins have errors, they can be priced higher when you sell them to collectors.