Arizona Arizona State Quarter

The U.S. State Quarter program was a great way to show off states' pride and personality while revamping the look of the quarter.

The Arizona State Quarter was released in 2008, the 10th year of the State Quarter program. Arizona was the 3rd quarter released that year.

The official release date was June 2, 2008. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Arizona was the 48th State Quarter released.

Total mintage of the Arizona quarter was 509,600,000 which is worth a total of $127.40 million.

Arizona Quarter

The Arizona State Quarter. Released by the U.S. Mint on June 2, 2008.


Release Order 48th
Release Date Jun 2, 2008
Mintage 0.51 Billion
Caption Grand Canyon State
Summary Grand Canyon, saguaro closeup.
Engraver Joseph F. Menna

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New Mexico quarter Apr 7, 2008
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The Arizona State Quarter depicts the state's most well known feature, the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is shown in the background with many small desert plants in the foreground There is a large Saguaro cactus as well.

In the distance, the sun is setting behind the canyon. Across the middle of the design there is a ribbon that reads "Grand Canyon State."

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