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State Quarters

Posted: Jan. 19, 2013, 11:08 p.m. by Jason Champion in coins quarter

From 1999 to 2008 the United States Mint issued state-themed quarters. Five states were issued per year in the order in which they achieved statehood. After the state series was completed, quarters for the U.S. territories were issued in 2009. Each of the state quarters was issued from both the Denver and Philadelphia mints, making a total of 100 quarters in the full set.

Here is a list of the state quarters, with date ...

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Mint Marks on Washington Quarters

Posted: Jan. 18, 2013, 12:02 p.m. by Jason Champion in coins mint-mark quarter

The George Washington quarter first came into circulation in 1932. It was designed by John Flanagan, whose initials appear at the base of Washington's neck. They can be hard to spot, since they are one of the first things to wear off of the coin.

For silver coins before 1964, the mint mark appears just below the wreath on the reverse side. Coins with ā€œDā€ are from Denver, with ā€œSā€ are fron San Francisco ...

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