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List of State Quarters

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State Quarter Obverse

Delaware State Quarter

Pennsylvania State Quarter

New Jersey State Quarter

Georgia State Quarter

Connecticut State Quarter

Massachusetts State Quarter

Maryland State Quarter

South Carolina State Quarter

New Hampshire State Quarter

Virginia State Quarter

New York State Quarter

North Carolina State Quarter

Rhode Island State Quarter

Vermont State Quarter

Kentucky State Quarter

Tennessee State Quarter

Ohio State Quarter

Louisiana State Quarter

Indiana State Quarter

Mississippi State Quarter

Illinois State Quarter

Alabama State Quarter

Maine State Quarter

Missouri State Quarter

Arkansas State Quarter

About the State Quarters Program

The State Quarters Program came about as a result of the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program Act (Public Law 105-124) which was signed into law by President Clinton on December 1, 1997.

As a result of this Act, each of the 50 United States of America have had a commemorative quarter issued in their honor.

The state quarters were issued five per year beginning in 1999 according to the order in which each state joined the union. (See list of state quarters below)

The obverse or front of the quarters didn't see much change. They still feature a portrait of George Washington, however the inscriptions - "United States of America", "Liberty", "In God We Trust", and "Quarter Dollar", which had been on the reverse of prior quarters, were moved to the obverse to leave the reverse of the coin free for each state's unique design.

Design Guidelines

Each state designed the reverse of a coin according to guidelines set out in the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program Act.

Here are the guidelines as quoted from the United States Mint website:

  • Designs shall maintain a dignity befitting the Nation's coinage.

  • Designs shall have broad appeal to the citizens of the state and avoid controversial subjects or symbols that are likely to offend.

  • Suitable subject matter for designs include state landmarks (natural and man-made), landscapes, historically significant buildings, symbols of state resources or industries, official state flora and fauna, state icons (e.g.. Texas Lone Star, Wyoming bronco, etc.), and outlines of the state.

  • State flags and state seals are not considered suitable for designs.

  • Consistent with the authorizing legislation, the states are encouraged to submit designs that promote the diffusion of knowledge among the youth of the United States about the state, its history and geography, and the rich diversity of our national heritage.

  • Priority consideration will be given to designs that are enduring representations of the state. Coins have a commercial life span of at least 30 years and are collected for generations.

  • Inappropriate design concepts include, but are not limited to logos or depictions of specific commercial, private, educational, civic, religious, sports, or other organizations whose membership or ownership is not universal.

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Selection Process

It was up to the governor of each state to come up with a selection process for the design of their state quarter.

Many states had contests among citizens of the state in their selection process.

The state would then submit from 3 to 5 design concepts to The United States Mint and the Mint would produce original artwork of the concepts.

After Recommendations from The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, the designs were sent to Secretary of the Treasury for review and approval.

The designs that were approved by the Secretary of the Treasury were then sent back to the state for final selections.

New Coin Collectors are Created

The State Quarter Program has been instrumental in creating thousands of new coin collectors by providing a way for ordinary people to create impressive coin collections from circulating coins found in their everyday pocket change.

The State Quarter Program is a perfect series of coins for the beginner to start with.

Finally, you have reached the list of state quarters. They are grouped by the year in which they were released.

Click on the state that you are interested in to see more about that state's quarter, including images and mintage figures.

Michigan State Quarter

Florida State Quarter

Texas State Quarter

Iowa State Quarter

Wisconsin State Quarter

California State Quarter

Minnesota State Quarter

Oregon State Quarter

Kansas State Quarter

West Virginia State Quarter

Nevada State Quarter

Nebraska State Quarter

Colorado State Quarter

North Dakota State Quarter

South Dakota State Quarter

Montana State Quarter

Washington State Quarter

Idaho State Quarter

Wyoming State Quarter

Utah State Quarter

Oklahoma State Quarter

New Mexico State Quarter

Arizona State Quarter

Alaska State Quarter

Hawaii State Quarter

List of State Quarters

  • Tennessee
  • Ohio
  • Louisianna
  • Indiana
  • Mississippi
  • Illinois
  • Alabama
  • Maine
  • Missouri
  • Arkansas
  • Michigan
  • Florida
  • Texas
  • Iowa
  • Wisconsin
  • California
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Kansas
  • West Virginia
  • Nevada
  • Nebraska
  • Colorado
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Montana
  • Washington
  • Idaho
  • Wyoming
  • Utah
  • Oklahoma
  • New Mexico
  • Arizona
  • Alaska
  • Hawaii

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