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…
Presidential · First Spouse · Bicentennial and Centennial · Historical Events ... the
United States Mint's 50 State Quarters Program was a 10-year initiative that ...
Each quarter was produced for about 10 weeks and will never be produced
again. ... the words "United States of America," "Quarter D...
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
The first United States Quarter Dollars were struck in 1796, despite having been
... Quarter Dollars were struck, then no more were struck until 1804, when the
mintage ... In 1892, Charles Barber created a new design using a head of Liberty
The smallest denomination U.S. coin, yet nearly the size of a modern quarter.
Made of pure copper, the half cent was useful for making change during its early
... Along with the half cent, one of the first two coins struck by the United States, all
the .... And until 1964, when production of circulating silver coinage was ceased,
The Mint Act creates the United States Mint to coin money. ... Four 25-cent coins
made in this year survive; technically, they are the first US quarters. 1793.
50 State Quarter 5 coin silver PROOF SETS 1999 to 2010 United States State ...
Each year 5 state quarters are produced commemorating the joining of the ....
This is the first year the mint has issued the silver quarters packaged in it's own
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...
In the early 1960's, the silver supply for the nation's coinage was dwindling
rapidly. ... Any United States dime, quarter, half dollar or dollar that is dated 1964