New York 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 York State Quarter was released in 2001, the 3rd year of the State Quarter program. New York was the 1st quarter released that year.
The official release date was January 2, 2001. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, New York was the 11th State Quarter released.
Total mintage of the New York quarter was 1,275,040,000 which is worth a total of $318.76 million.
New York Quarter
|Release Date||Jan 2, 2001|
|Caption||Gateway to Freedom|
|Summary||Statue of Liberty, 11 stars, state outline with line tracing Hudson River and Erie Canal|
New York has such an incredibly rich history it is impossible to fit it all onto a single quarter design. The New York State Quarter depicts a topographic view of New York State. This shows the many mountains, lakes, rivers, and ocean fronts of New York. The Hudson River and Erie Canal in particular is highlighted running across the state and leading towards New York City.
On top of the state outline is the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants to her shores. Next to the Statue of Liberty are the words "Gateway to Freedom", in all capital letters. Around the outside of the quarter are 11 stars representing New York as the 11th Colony.
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