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…
Check out the America the Beautiful Quarters National Site Register to find out ...
state or U.S. territory was selected and to see designs from previous years. ...
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. president was. elected in 1789. 1858. 508. This is the United States Mint
Time line. Circulating coin ..... The United States Mint 50 State Quarters®
Program begins. .... amount of coins produced in Denver during its first full year of
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
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 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.
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
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
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.