Rhode Island Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island State Quarter was released in 2001, the 3rd year of the State Quarter program. Rhode Island was the 3rd quarter released that year.

The official release date was May 21, 2001. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Rhode Island was the 13th State Quarter released.

Total mintage of the Rhode Island quarter was 870,100,000 which is worth a total of $217.53 million.

Rhode Island Quarter

The Rhode Island State Quarter. Released by the U.S. Mint on May 21, 2001.


Release Order 13th
Release Date May 21, 2001
Mintage 0.87 Billion
Caption The Ocean State
Summary America's Cup yacht Reliance on Narragansett Bay, Pell Bridge
Engraver Thomas D. Rodgers

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Rhode Island's state quarter depicts America's Cup yacht Reliance sailing on the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. In the background, you can see Rhode Islands Pell Bridge. The quarter's caption is "The Ocean State."

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