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 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
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.
Quarters are made out of an alloy (a mixture of metals) of 91.67 percent copper ...
in 2008 (five new state quarters are made each year -- Delaware was the first and
... of George Washington, the first President of the United States of America.
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
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...
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
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,
Dec 26, 2014 ... But first, a primer for those who have not followed the series… ... When a specific
quarter is released into circulation via the Federal Reserve ...
The Montana commemorative quarter-dollar coin was released on January 29th
2007 in Helena. It is the 41st coin in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarter
Program. ... After a visit from Lewis and Clark, Montana became a destination first
for fur ... states per year are introduced in the order in which they attained