The coin features a portrait of the first President of the United States, George Washington. Washington was born on February 22, 1732, and this coin was produced to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his birth.
When did George Washington appear on the quarter?
The first president of the United States, George Washington, features on the quarter dollar. “The U.S. Mint first produced the Washington quarter in 1932 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his birth,” writes the US Money Reserve.
Does Washington DC have its own quarter?
The District of Columbia quarter is the first of 2009 and the first in the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program. The District of Columbia, created in 1790, became the Nation’s capital on December 1, 1800.
Why does each state have a quarter?
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 ratified the Constitution or were admitted into the Union. Each quarter was produced for about 10 weeks and will never be produced again.
Did Washington cross the Potomac or the Delaware?
Washington crossed the Delaware River so that his army could attack an isolated garrison of Hessian troops located at Trenton, New Jersey.
Why is Frederick Douglass on a quarter?
The 2017 Frederick Douglass quarter is part of the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The program began in 2010 and honored the fifty-six national parks and other national sites in each state, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories.
Why is there an eagle on the back of a quarter?
In 1975 and 1976, the standard eagle design on the reverse was temporarily replaced to honor the bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence. The coin features a portrait of the first President of the United States, George Washington.
Is there a Guam quarter?
The Guam quarter is the third in the 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program. Initial Western contact with Guam occurred when explorer Ferdinand Magellan reached the southernmost Mariana Islands in 1521.
What is on the Washington state quarter?
The reverse of Washington’s quarter features a king salmon breaching the water in front of majestic Mount Rainier. The coin bears the inscriptions “The Evergreen State,” “Washington” and “1889.” Mount Rainier is an active volcano encased in more than 35 square miles of snow and glacial ice.
What quarters are Abraham Lincoln on?
Illinois, admitted into the Union on December 3, 1818, themed the coin, The Land of Lincoln. It highlights an image of a young Abraham Lincoln within an outline of the state, a farm scene, and the Chicago skyline on the left and the right of the state’s outline.
Are there any rare 2021 quarters?
The 2021-S Tuskegee Airmen National Quarter from the San Francisco Mint. The Tuskegee Airmen National Park Quarter is the final release of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. Each of these coins are in brilliant uncirculated condition.
What president is on dime?
The dime is the United States’ 10-cent coin. The person on the obverse (heads) of the dime is Franklin D. Roosevelt, our 32nd president. He’s been on the dime since 1946.
What will the 2022 quarter be?
United States Mint Announces Designs for 2022 American Women Quarters™ Program Coins. The 2022 coins recognize the achievements of Maya Angelou, Dr. Sally Ride, Wilma Mankiller, Nina Otero-Warren, and Anna May Wong.