• 25 Cents 2019, United States of America (USA), America the Beautiful Quarters Program, Guam, War in the Pacific National Historical Park
  • 25 Cents 2019, United States of America (USA), America the Beautiful Quarters Program, Guam, War in the Pacific National Historical Park
Description

The America the Beautiful Quarters are a series of 25-cent pieces (quarters) issued by the United States Mint from 2010 until at least 2021.

The westernmost park of all the National Park Service sites, Guam’s War in the Pacific National Historical Park honors the bravery, courage, and sacrifice of those participating in the campaigns of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The park also conserves and interprets a variety of amazing resources found on the Island of Guam. War in the Pacific National Historical Park has the highest biological diversity of any national park, with both underwater and land areas.

Quarters are issued depicting designs of national parks and sites in the order of which that park or site was deemed a national site. Release date (national site date): June 3, 2019 (August 18, 1978).

Obverse

A head of George Washington, the first President of the United States, facing left.

Designer: John Flanagan (JF), 1932 version from a 1786 bust by Houdon / William Cousins.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
IN
GOD WE
TRUST
LIBERTY
P
JF
QUARTER DOLLAR

Reverse

Depicts American forces coming ashore at Asan Bay, strengthening the number of troops on the island in the fight for Guam and its eventual liberation.

The Second Battle of Guam (21 July – 10 August 1944) was the American recapture of the Japanese-held island of Guam, a U.S. territory in the Mariana Islands captured by the Japanese from the U.S. in the 1941 First Battle of Guam during the Pacific campaign of World War II.

Designer: Joel Iskowitz (JI)
Engraver: Michael Gaudioso (MG)

WAR IN THE PACIFIC
JI MG
GUAM 2019 E PLURIBUS UNUM

Edge

25 Cents (Quarter)

Washington Quarter

America the Beautiful Quarters Program
Guam, War in the Pacific National Historical Park

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Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Copper Nickel Clad Copper
Weight 5.67 g
Diameter 24.26 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mints
Denver Mint (D)
Philadelphia Mint (P)
San Francisco Mint (S)

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