How Many Ridges Are on the Edge of a Quarter?


There are approximately 119 ridges on the edge of quarter. The majority of the quarters have the same amount of ridges.
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It's called "milling" and it's a historical relic. At one time, coins were made of precious metals (gold or silver) Unscrupulous people would shave the edges of coins and
There are 119 ridges on the edge of the quarter, and 118 on the edge of
I don't think they stand for anything. Ridges were put around the edges of coins (when coins were made of valuable metals like silver and gold) to prevent people from shaving small
Hi Kai, Thank you for your question. Dimes, quarters, half dollars, and the older dollar coins all had reeded edges because they used to be made out of silver. This prevented people
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The ridges around the edge of the quarter is to prevent counterfieitng. The amount of ridges has no specific significance. The ridges were used to keep people ...
A quarter has one hundred and nineteen (119) ridges and is actually called reeds. A ridge is a geological feature consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that ...
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