¼ Dollar "Washington Quarter" Alaska

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2008
Value 1/4 Dollar = 25 Cents (0.25 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper-nickel clad copper
Weight 5.67 g
Diameter 24.26 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 652
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 424,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 422
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Alaska

Series: United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of George Washington, the first President of the United Stats from 1789 to 1797, is accompanied with the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the lettering "LIBERTY" and it is surrounded with the face value and the inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
IN
GOD WE
TRUST
LIBERTY P
JF WC
QUARTER DOLLAR

Engravers: John Flanagan , William Cousins

John Flanagan (1865–1952)was a sculptor who was known for his designs for coins and medals.

Reverse

Grizzly bear with salmon (state fish) and North Star.

Lettering:
ALASKA
1959
THE
GREAT
LAND
CLV
2008
E PLURIBUS UNUM

Translation:
Alaska
1959
The
Great
Land
CLV
2008
Out of Many, One

Engraver: Charles Vickers

Edge

Reeded

¼ Dollar "Washington Quarter" (Alaska) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mints

D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
P United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2008 D 254 000 000 0.27 0.82 0.26 0.27 0.69 0.50 0.98 63%
2008 D 745 464 0.79 1.2% Satin Finish
2008 P 251 800 000 0.30 0.34 0.48 0.59 0.53 0.98 60%
2008 P 745 464 1.0% Satin Finish
2008 S 2 078 112 2.94 5% Proof

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