US Mint's 50 State Quarters Program
Between 1999 and 2008, the US Mint released a commemorative quarter about every 10 weeks honoring each of the 50 states. The quarters were issued in the order each state entered the Union.
The quarter, short for quarter dollar, is a United States coin worth 25 cents, one-
fourth of a ... Early quarters (before 1828) were slightly larger in diameter and
thinner than ... extending the st...
The United States quarter wasn't even the first denomination of coin made in our
nation when, in 1793, the U.S. Mint began making coins for mass production…
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Launched in 1999, the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters Program was a 10-
year initiative that honored each of the nation's states in the order that they ...
Each quarter was produced for about 10 weeks and will never be pr...
The first quarters, made in 1796, featured a depiction of Lady Liberty on the ... a
year through the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program until
In 2010, the United States Mint began issuing 56 quarter-dollar coins ... Each
year, the public will see five new national site designs depicted on the reverse ...
these quarters in the order in which the honored site was first established as a
national site. ... The bullion coins are made of .999 fine silver, have a diameter of
The first quarters, made in 1796, not only lacked Washington's picture, they also
... on the back of the quarter over the course of 10 years, one for each state.
1932 - 1964 Silver Quarter Value (United States) ... Obverse Image: George
Washington, first President of the United States. ... to as two bits because two bits
of a Spanish piece of eight coin made up a quarter of that coin's value. [ ? ] ... The
"Year" column lists the year and mint mark on the coin -- D is for Denver, S...
The most recent of the United States Quarter has been the Washington. It was
first minted in 1932, and has enjoyed a uninterrupted run from then until today.
There have been small variations up unto 1999, and just one year of non-
minatage ... bust made by sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon. the reverse side has a
Quarters are made out of an alloy (a mixture of metals) of 91.67 percent copper ...
of George Washington, the first President of the United States of America. ... The
front reads, "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the year the coin was minted.