Archive for June 2009
The U.S. Mint has released the 2009 Guam Quarter.
Reverse: “Flying Proa, Latte Stone and Island”
Description: Depicts the outline of the island, a flying proa (a seagoing craft built by the Chamorro people), a latte stone (an architectural element used as the base of homes) and the inscriptions, GUAM and Guahan I Tanó ManChamorro, which means “Guam – Land of the Chamorro.”
Sculptor: Jim Licaretz
The U.S. Mint is proud to present the John Tyler Presidential Dollar.
Designer: Phebe Hemphill
Engraver: Phebe Hemphill
Description: Features an image of John Tyler with the inscriptions “John Tyler”, “In God We Trust”, “10th President” and “1841-1845.”
Photo: U.S. Mint
Obverse: bears a new image of President Thomas Jefferson
Reverse: bears a design based on a photograph by Andrew E. Cier of Astoria, Oregon, of the western waters as they might have been first viewed by the Corps of Discovery in November, 1805.
Obverse Designer: Joe Fitzgerald
Reverse Designer: Joe Fitzgerald
Obverse Engraver: Don Everhart
Reverse Engraver: Donna Weaver