Michigan 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 Michigan State Quarter was released in 2004, the 6th year of the State Quarter program. Michigan was the 1st quarter released that year.
The official release date was January 26, 2004. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Michigan was the 26th State Quarter released.
Total mintage of the Michigan quarter was 459,600,000 which is worth a total of $114.90 million.
Michigan is surrounded by the Great Lakes. These five glacial lakes are depicted on the Michigan state quarter. The outlines of these lakes are shown with a thin outline while Michigan itself is filled in with a topological gradient.
The quote on the quarter reads "Great Lake State" in all capital letters.
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