North Dakota State Quarter
Information about the commemorative North Dakota State Quarter.
You have come to the right place if you are looking for information about the North Dakota Quarter
from the 50 State Quarter Program. The North Dakota Quarter was issued by the United States Mint
to commemorate the state of North Dakota. For your convenience, you can see a picture of the
North Dakota Quarter on the right.
The North Dakota Quarter is the 39th quarter in the State Quarter Program. It was issued on August 28, 2006. It was the 39th State Quarter issued, because North Dakota was the 39th state to be admitted to the Union.
According to the US Mint, total North Dakota Quarter mintage for circulation was 664,800,000 coins. If you sort the State Quarters in ascending order by mintage, North Dakota would rank 32nd. (State Quarter mintage ranges from 446,600,000 to 1,594,616,000.)
Like all commemorative State Quarters, the obverse side of the North Dakota Quarter shows President Washington, but it is the reverse side of the coin we will focus on here.
The North Dakota Quarter coin was engraved by Donna Weaver and has a great design. At the top of the coin, you will see the name North Dakota and just below it the year 1889, which is the year North Dakota became a state.
At the very bottom of the coin, it says "E Pluribus Unum" which means one out of many - North Dakota is one of the many 50 states. Above that, is the year the coin was issued, which in this case is 2006.
The actual design that was submitted by the state of North Dakota shows American bison and badlands.
There is no inscription or banner on this coin.
The 50 quarters from this program were issued between 1999 and 2008. Both the
Philidelphia and the Denver Mint made the North Dakota circulated coins. The San Francisco Mint
was the only Mint that made the proof and silver proof North Dakota coins.
The North Dakota 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 North Dakota coin is made of 91.67% copper
and 8.33% Nickel. The North Dakota silver proof coins were made with 90% silver and 10% copper.
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