Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico State Quarter was released in 2009, the 11th year of the State Quarter program. Puerto Rico was the 2nd quarter released that year.

The official release date was March 30, 2009. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Puerto Rico was the 52nd State Quarter released.

Total mintage of the Puerto Rico quarter was 139,200,000 which is worth a total of $34.80 million.

Puerto Rico Quarter

The Puerto Rico State Quarter. Released by the U.S. Mint on March 30, 2009.


Release Order 52nd
Release Date Mar 30, 2009
Mintage 0.14 Billion
Caption Isla del Encanto
Summary Depicts a historic sentry box at Castillo San Felipe del Morro and a hibiscus flower.
Engraver Joseph F. Menna

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Puerto Rico's quarter pays tribute to the island's history, wildlife, and beautiful scenery. The quarter has an image of a historic sentry box at Castillo San Felipe del Morro in Puerto Rico. Behind the sentry box there is a sea vista.

To the left, there is a hibiscus flower, for which Puerto Rico is known. Above the flower are the words "Isla de Encanto" which means Island of Enchantment or Love.

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