Oklahoma

The United States Mint 2008 Oklahoma Official First Day Covers went on sale Wednesday, February 27. These limited edition covers include two Oklahoma state quarters with the “Scissortail Flycatcher” design that were minted on the first day of production. One quarter is from the Mint’s Denver facility while the other is from its Philadelphia location.

{ 0 comments }

Oklahoma State Quarter Circulating: Bags and Rolls AvailableThe Oklahoma state quarter officially launched into circulation Monday, Jan. 28. Thousands of people were on hand at the state’s Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City where the ceremonially event took place.

United States Mint Acting Deputy Director Dan Shaver joined Governor and Mrs. Brad Henry in hosting the festivities.

 

“2007 was an exciting year for the Sooner State, celebrating its centennial,” said Shaver. “Today’s issuance of this beautiful Oklahoma quarter serves as an encore to the state’s centennial, and the coin itself will serve as a lasting, nationwide tribute to Oklahoma, its heritage and its people.”

Read the rest of this numismatic news article »

{ 0 comments }

Today, November 27, the United States Mint released pictures of how the last state commemorative quarters will look. 2008 is the final year for the highly successful 50 State Quarters® Program – a program that has stimulated the excitement and the coin collecting spirit into millions. The final five quarters and their pictures as shown […]

{ 2 comments }