New Jersey New Jersey 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 New Jersey State Quarter was released in 1999, the 1st year of the State Quarter program. New Jersey was the 3rd quarter released that year.

The official release date was May 17, 1999. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, New Jersey was the 3rd State Quarter released.

Total mintage of the New Jersey quarter was 662,228,000 which is worth a total of $165.56 million.

New Jersey Quarter

The New Jersey State Quarter. Released by the U.S. Mint on May 17, 1999.


Release Order 3rd
Release Date May 17, 1999
Mintage 0.66 Billion
Caption Crossroads of the Revolution
Summary Washington Crossing the Delaware, which includes George Washington (standing) and James Monroe (holding the flag)
Engraver Alfred Maletsky

Pennsylvania (Prev)

Pennsylvania quarter Mar 8, 1999
Release Date

(Next) Georgia

Georgia quarter Jul 19, 1999
Release Date


The New Jersey State Quarter features future first president George Washington crossing the Delaware river on his historic Christmas Eve assault on the British during the Revolutionary War. The image depicts Washington standing proudly at the front of the boat and James Monroe holding the flag behind Washington.

The caption on the quarter reads "Crossroads of the Revolution" in all capital letters.

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