Virgin Islands 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 Virgin Islands State Quarter was released in 2009, the 11th year of the State Quarter program. Virgin Islands was the 5th quarter released that year.
The official release date was September 28, 2009. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Virgin Islands was the 55th State Quarter released.
Total mintage of the Virgin Islands quarter was 82,000,000 which is worth a total of $20.50 million.
Virgin Islands Quarter
|Release Date||Sep 28, 2009|
|Caption||United in Pride and Hope|
|Summary||Features an outline of the three major islands, the yellow breast or banana quit, the yellow cedar or yellow elder, and a tyre palm tree.|
|Engraver||Joseph F. Menna|
The Virgin Islands' quarter depicts an outline of the three major islands that make up the territory in the upper right.
Next to and below the outline, there is a Tyre Palm Tree, a Yellow Breast bird (sometimes called a bananaquit), and a yellow ceder (or yellow elder) flower.
The caption on the quarter reads "United in Pride and Hope."
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