Arkansas Arkansas 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 Arkansas State Quarter was released in 2003, the 5th year of the State Quarter program. Arkansas was the 5th quarter released that year.

The official release date was October 20, 2003. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Arkansas was the 25th State Quarter released.

Total mintage of the Arkansas quarter was 457,800,000 which is worth a total of $114.45 million.

Arkansas Quarter

The Arkansas State Quarter. Released by the U.S. Mint on October 20, 2003.


Release Order 25th
Release Date Oct 20, 2003
Mintage 0.46 Billion
Caption None
Summary Diamond (state gem), rice stalks, mallard flying above a lake
Engraver John Mercanti

Missouri (Prev)

Missouri quarter Aug 4, 2003
Release Date

(Next) Michigan

Michigan quarter Jan 26, 2004
Release Date


Arkansas, the Gem State, displays a gem front and center on their state quarter.

Below the large gem, there is a lake and trees showing Arkansas's beautiful natural resources including a rice stalk and mallard flying.

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