A Pocketful of History: Four Hundred Years of America-One State Quarter at a Time

A Pocketful of History: Four Hundred Years of America-One State Quarter at a Time

by Jim Noles
     
 

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History is all around us—even in the spare change jangling in your purse or pocket. For the past decade, the U.S. Mint has offered America a pocketful of history through its popular 50 State Quarters® Program.

A Pocketful of History tells the story behind each state’s quarter: how each state chose its design; what is important about the

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Overview

History is all around us—even in the spare change jangling in your purse or pocket. For the past decade, the U.S. Mint has offered America a pocketful of history through its popular 50 State Quarters® Program.

A Pocketful of History tells the story behind each state’s quarter: how each state chose its design; what is important about the people, scenes, and themes depicted on the coins; and what the collection tells us about ourselves. It’s an entertaining and enriching journey through four hundred years of America—in twenty-five-cent doses.

This updated paperback edition will include the U.S. Mint’s new quarters honoring Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and four other territories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306817892
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
05/25/2009
Edition description:
Enlarged, Updated with new material
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
898,273
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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