New Hampshire State Quarter
Information about the commemorative New Hampshire State Quarter.
You have come to the right place if you are looking for information about the New Hampshire Quarter
from the 50 State Quarter Program. The New Hampshire Quarter was issued by the United States Mint
to commemorate the state of New Hampshire. For your convenience, you can see a picture of the
New Hampshire Quarter on the right.
The New Hampshire Quarter is the 9th quarter in the State Quarter Program. It was issued on August 7, 2000. It was the 9th State Quarter issued, because New Hampshire was the 9th state to be admitted to the Union.
According to the US Mint, total New Hampshire Quarter mintage for circulation was 1,169,016,000 coins. If you sort the State Quarters in ascending order by mintage, New Hampshire would rank 45th. (State Quarter mintage ranges from 446,600,000 to 1,594,616,000.)
Like all commemorative State Quarters, the obverse side of the New Hampshire Quarter shows President Washington, but it is the reverse side of the coin we will focus on here.
The New Hampshire Quarter coin was engraved by William Cousins and has a great design. At the top of the coin, you will see the name New Hampshire and just below it the year 1788, which is the year New Hampshire became a state.
At the very bottom of the coin, it says "E Pluribus Unum" which means one out of many - New Hampshire is one of the many 50 states. Above that, is the year the coin was issued, which in this case is 2000.
The actual design that was submitted by the state of New Hampshire shows Old Man of the Mountain and nine stars.
The inscriptions read "Old Man of the Mountain" and "Live Free or Die".
The 50 quarters from this program were issued between 1999 and 2008. Both the
Philidelphia and the Denver Mint made the New Hampshire circulated coins. The San Francisco Mint
was the only Mint that made the proof and silver proof New Hampshire coins.
The New Hampshire coin weights 5.67 grams, its diameter is 24.26 mm (0.955 inches),
and its thickness is 1.75 mm (0.069 inches). Furthermore, the New Hampshire coin is made of 91.67% copper
and 8.33% Nickel. The New Hampshire silver proof coins were made with 90% silver and 10% copper.
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