quarter design

A blazing fast turnaround is not what you expect from the government, but that is exactly what the District of Columbia received. D.C. city officials forwarded three commemorative quarter design proposals on Monday and on Wednesday, less than two full days later, the U.S. Mint promptly rejected them.


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.”

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Guam has taken the first steps needed to begin the design phase of their new commemorative quarter. Governor Felix Camacho has appointed his executive assistant, Shawn Gumataotao, as the Guam liaison to the U.S. Mint for the District of Columbia and United States Territories Circulating Quarter Dollar Program.  Gumataotao will lead the local design program […]