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Alaska Quarter Release Celebrated at Fair, Governor Palin Misses Event

Governor Sarah Palin's office announced as late as last night that she would be spending today at the Alaska State Fair to introduce the...

Alaska State Quarter to Roll Out at State Fair, Public Coin Forum

The ceremonial launch of the commemorative Alaska state quarter will occur at the Alaska State Fair, the United States Mint announced Thursday. The Alaska...

Arizona State Quarters Roll into Circulation with State Quarter Ceremony

Arizona state quarter coin (uncirculated)Arizona quarters were launched into circulation yesterday with the United States Mint release ceremony on the lawn of the state Capital in Phoenix.

The ceremony was full of local excitement with a Mariachi band playing, free mint ice-cream drumsticks and free Arizona quarters for everyone 18 and under. Earlier, United States Mint Director Ed Moy commented,


"Children make up a good portion of the 147 million Americans plugging the coins into their commemorative folios or folders. This has educated a whole generation of Americans in geography and history."


The Arizona state quarter is strikingly attractive with its Grand Canyon and saguaro cactus design theme. Over 4,200 quarter design suggestions from across the state were sent to the 24-member Arizona State Quarter Commission appointed by Governor Janet Napolitano.

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Arizona State Quarters in Bags and Rolls Available June 2

A few days ago the U.S. Mint announced the release ceremony for the Arizona state quarter. On the same day of the ceremony, June...

Arizona Quarter Set for Release: Ceremony, Coin Collectors Forum, Quarter Design

Arizona, the Grand Canyon state, will launch their grand quarter into circulation starting with an official release ceremony on June 2, 2008. The public...

New Mexico Quarter Debuts, Now in Circulation

The New Mexico state quarter entered circulation yesterday and it was kicked off with its ceremonial launch held at the state's capitol...

New Mexico State Quarter is Ready for Release

The second commemorative state quarter for release in 2008 honors New Mexico. The countdown for its circulation has officially started with the...

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