How many state quarters are there including territories?
50 State Quarters
District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters You may be familiar with the 50 State Quarters Program, which began in 1999. To cover all 50 states, five quarter designs were produced each year for 10 years.
Where were the state quarters minted?
Mint Marks The United States Mint produced the 50 State Quarters at three different mints: Philadelphia (P), Denver (D) and San Francisco (S). The San Francisco mint only produced Proof coins.
Which US territories have quarters?
In 2009, the United States Mint minted and issued six quarter-dollar coins in honor of the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories: the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Which state Quarters are hardest to find?
Artistic Flaws. Some of the hardest-to-find state quarters are those with errors in their artwork. A small number of Wisconsin’s commemorative quarters show an extra leaf on the coin’s stalk of corn. Some Wyoming quarters have a double imprint, visible with a magnifying glass, of the saddle on the coin’s horse.
What are US State Quarters made of?
These US Quarters are composed of 90% silver and 10% copper and have of weight of 6.25 grams. They have a diameter of 24.3 mm with a reeded edge and were minted at four United States Mints. These include: Philadelphia; Denver; New Orleans; San Francisco
What are the US quarters?
The quarter (also called a quarter dollar) is a US coin worth twenty five cents. Four quarters make a dollar. One quarter can be written 25¢ or $0.25. Quarters are made out of an alloy (a mixture of metals) of 91.67 percent copper and 8.33 percent nickel (before 1965, the quarter was made out of silver). The quarter has a edge with 119 ridges.
What is a state quarter?
A state quarter is part of a series of commemorative coins, issued between 1999 and 2008, to honor each of the 50 United States. Each state quarter features the standard portrait of George Washington on the front and a state-specific image on the rear. These coins were issued in large numbers and circulate as legal tender.