Thursday, May 17, 2007

1971 QUARTER DOLLAR

Circulation strikes: 109,284,000
Designer: John Flanagan
Diameter: ±24.3 millimeters
Metal content:
Outer layers - 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Center - 100% Copper
Weight: ±88 grains (±5.7 grams)
Edge: Reeded
Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) on the obverse just right of the ribbon
Value: $1.00 (MS-63) up to $5.00 (MS-65)

1 comment:

Tyler said...

I would like to add an interesting fact with this coin: guitarist Eddie Van Halen of the band Van Halen had a 1971 quarter on his guitar, the Frankenstrat.