Missouri Missouri 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 Missouri State Quarter was released in 2003, the 5th year of the State Quarter program. Missouri was the 4th quarter released that year.

The official release date was August 4, 2003. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Missouri was the 24th State Quarter released.

Total mintage of the Missouri quarter was 453,200,000 which is worth a total of $113.30 million.

Missouri Quarter

The Missouri State Quarter. Released by the U.S. Mint on August 4, 2003.


Release Order 24th
Release Date Aug 4, 2003
Mintage 0.45 Billion
Caption Corps of Discovery 1804–2004
Summary Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Gateway Arch, Lewis and Clark and York returning down Missouri River
Engraver Alfred Maletsky

Maine (Prev)

Maine quarter Jun 2, 2003
Release Date

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Arkansas quarter Oct 20, 2003
Release Date


The Missouri quarter pays tribute to the states importance is the first exploration of the expansive United States.

The caption on the quarter reads "Corps of Discovery" and shows the Louis and Clark expedition canoing down the Missouri River. In the distance, the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the Gateway Arch, can be seen.

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