Coin and Paper Money Collecting/1788 Quarter


Just found a quarter dollar.   No date on front just on back 1788.   It has G. Washington on the front and under where it says in God we trust has a D.   On the back it has the statue of liberty.  What is it?   Was found in a load of gravel that we had hauled in.    Thank you so much.   Cant even find a picture of it online.

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New York Quarter  
Hi Sue,

It sounds like the New York quarter from the 50 States Quarter program.  It was issued in 2001 -- it should have the 2001 date on the bottom of the same side it has the 1788 date.  I have attached a picture.

Assuming this is what you have, feel free to go ahead and spend it.


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