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2000 Virginia Quarters - Government Wrapped - Philadelphia & Denver Mint
2000 Virginia Quarters - Government Wrapped - Philadelphia & Denver Mint Roll Pair


 
Our Price: $59.95
Year: 2000
Mint(s): Philadelphia & Denver
Composition: Cupro-Nickel Clad
Diameter: 24.26 mm
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Quantity in Stock:4
Product Code: 7859
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Description
 
The Virginia State Quarter is the fifth and final coin of 2000 in the State Quarters Program and the tenth coin overall since the series started in 1999. The Virginia State Quarter honors the 400th Anniversary of the founding of Jamestown in 1607. It depicts the three sailing ships that brought the first settlers to Jamestown; Susan Constant, Godspeed and the Discovery. Virginia proved to be one of the most important colonies in Americas history. It was home to such visionary leaders as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, the men who inspired political and military action in the fight for freedom. The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights also all had their beginnings in Virginia.

Starting with New Hampshire the US Mint introduced Government Wrapped Roll pairs. Each pair contains a 40 coin of uncirculated quarters from the Philadelphia and Denver Mint. The value of these Government wrapped rolls is in how many vs how few are produced during the 10 week period the US Mint issues the quarter and the popularity of the state and or design.

In December 1997, America's most adventurous coin program became a reality when President Clinton signed legislation authorizing the U.S. Mint to issue the innovative 50 State Quarters collection. Starting in January 1999, each of the 50 states in the Union will be honored on a unique Quarter Dollar commemorative coin. Five states will be featured each year, based on the order in which they ratified the Constitution or became states. Due to the aggressive minting schedule, each State Quarter will be minted for only about 10 weeks.Regular issue coins will be minted at both the Philadelphia and the Denver Mints. On the front, otherwise known as the obverse, the specific mintmarks can be found to the right of George Washington's portrait. The small "P" indicates the Philadelphia Mint and the small "D" refers to the Denver.

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