State Quarters: Coins for all ages!


The State Quarters Program was a highly successful one. The US Mint produced this series from 1999 thru 2008 at a rate of five per year for ten years. The coins were made in the same order that they became states. The first state admitted to the union was Delaware and the last was Hawaii.

The obverse of these coins features a slightly modified portrait of George Washington. Some changes of the design include the inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" on front rather than the reverse. The original design featured "LIBERTY" above Washington and it was moved to the left field. Another change involved moving "IN GOD WE TRUST" from the left field to the right. Also, the hair is much more pronounced on these coins.

The reverse of these coins changed every 6 to 8 weeks during the entire ten year series, with a new design for every state. Some of my favorites include: Nevada and Colorado in 2006, as well as Arizona in 2008.

This quarter program did a few things to strengthen the hobby of numismatics. First, it brought an awareness of coin collecting to literally millions of people. Next, the US Mint geared it towards kids, in order to get them excited about coins. This will definitely help the hobby in years to come. Lastly, due to the limited quantity of coins that were produced, the program helped draw new collectors to coin shops and shows, in order to fill their coin albums.

Below is a list of all fifty designs in the order of their release. To navigate, click on the image to go to that specific page.

1999

1999 Connecticut State Quarter 1999 Georgia State Quarter 1999 New Jersey State Quarter 1999 Pennsylvania State Quarter 1999 Delaware State Quarter






2000

2000 Virginia State Quarter 2000 New Hampshire State Quarter 2000 South Carolina State Quarter 2000 Maryland State Quarter 2000 Massachusetts State Quarter






2001

2001 Kentucky State Quarter 2001 Vermont State Quarter 2001 Rhode Island State Quarter 2001 North Carolina State Quarter 2001 New York State Quarter






2002

2002 Mississippi State Quarter 2002 Indiana State Quarter 2002 Louisiana State Quarter 2002 Ohio State Quarter 2002 Tennessee State Quarter






2003

2003 Arkansas State Quarter 2003 Missouri State Quarter 2003 Maine State Quarter 2003 Alabama State Quarter 2003 Illinois State Quarter






2004

2004 Wisconsin State Quarter 2004 Iowa State Quarter 2004 Texas State Quarter 2004 Florida State Quarter 2004 Michigan State Quarter






2005

2005 West Virginia State Quarter 2005 Kansas State Quarter 2005 Oregon State Quarter 2005 Minnesota State Quarter 2005 California State Quarter






2006

2006 South Dakota State Quarter 2006 North Dakota State Quarter 2006 Colorado State Quarter 2006 Nebraska State Quarter 2006 Nevada State Quarter






2007

2007 Utah State Quarter 2007 Wyoming State Quarter 2007 Idaho State Quarter 2007 Washington State Quarter 2007 Montana State Quarter






2008

2008 Hawaii State Quarter 2008 Alaska State Quarter 2008 Arizona State Quarter 2008 New Mexico State Quarter 2008 Oklahoma State Quarter


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