Delaware 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 Delaware State Quarter was released in 1999, the 1st year of the State Quarter program. Delaware was the 1st quarter released that year.
The official release date was January 1, 1999. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Delaware was the 1st State Quarter released.
Total mintage of the Delaware quarter was 774,824,000 which is worth a total of $193.71 million.
|Release Date||Jan 1, 1999|
|Caption||The First State, Caesar Rodney|
|Summary||Caesar Rodney on horseback|
The Delaware State Quarter features Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784) — famous lawyer, politician, and officer during the Revolutionary and French-Indian Wars — on horseback wearing a three pointed hat.
The captions on the quarter say "Caeser Rodney" on the left side and "The First State" on the right.
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