2008 S Alaska State Quarter

2008 Quarter Reverse2008 Quarter Obverse

Coin Dealer Insight: The 2008 Alaska State Quarter is known to have an "extra claw" error. Also being called a 6th claw. The bear claw on the reverse just under the fish will have 6 claws if you find an error. The Alaska State Quarter has a mintage of 505,800,000. It has a Grizzly Bear catching a Salmon on the reverse, along with the caption: "The Great Land". Charles L. Vickers was the engraver.

Value: Can usually be found and sold for somewhere between $0.25-$5.00 price dictated by condition, certification, and current demand. Other factors include location, inventory, and urgency of sale. Most state quarters are only worth face value.

Estimated Value Based on Scale:

Mint: San Francisco

Production: 1,192,000 Washington Quarters were minted at the S mint in 2008.

Silver: This coin is 90% Silver with a silver weight of around 0.9 troy ounce pure silver. The other 10% is copper having no significant intrinsic value.