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2009 Guam Quarter

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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

Written by Robert L. Wilson

June 30, 2009 at 9:21 pm

2009 John Tyler Presidential Dollar

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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

Written by Robert L. Wilson

June 14, 2009 at 11:02 am

Westward Journey Nickel Series | Ocean in View Uncirculated

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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

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

June 5, 2009 at 6:05 pm

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