|About the Book|
Colorful illustrations enhance this guided tour across Americas 50 State Quarters.Discover each State Quarters epic histories spanning the Revolutionary Era to the Space Age, international endeavors to individual triumphs. Concise text explores ourMoreColorful illustrations enhance this guided tour across Americas 50 State Quarters®.Discover each State Quarters epic histories spanning the Revolutionary Era to the Space Age, international endeavors to individual triumphs. Concise text explores our nations memories, legendary people, and natural wonders. Large, enhanced images reveal the coin art details youve been missing. Collectors of all ages will enjoy this treasure trove of insights reflecting surprising value systems of culture and daily commerce.Created by award-winning designer Garrett Burke, concept designer of the California State Quarter, who presents an insiders view of his familys unlikely involvement with creating a lasting keepsake of American history.INCLUDES• State Quarter series analysis, state histories, important dates and mintages.• Examines the coin mottos LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, E PLURIBUS UNUM, mint marks and more.• Deciphers the Braille reading code seen atop Alabamas State Quarter.• Goes behind the scenes of Californias State Quarter creation. Reveals Garretts original sketchbook, submissions and government selection, minting and coin launch event.• Includes the D.C. & United States Territories Quarters.Quarterama is the essential book that completes your State Quarter collection.