Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts State Quarter was released in 2000, the 2nd year of the State Quarter program. Massachusetts was the 1st quarter released that year.
The official release date was January 3, 2000. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Massachusetts was the 6th State Quarter released.
Total mintage of the Massachusetts quarter was 1,163,784,000 which is worth a total of $290.95 million.
The Massachusetts state quarter is an outline of the state with the minuteman statue superimposed.
The caption of the flag reads "The Bay State" and there is a star on the state outline where Boston, the state's capital, is located.
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