|Composition:||Cupro-nickel (8.33% nickel, balance copper)|
|Diameter:||0.955 in. 24.26 mm|
Washington has appeared on the obverse since 1932, the 200th anniversary of his birth. In 1975 and 1976, the standard eagle design on the reverse was temporarily replaced to honor the bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence. The reverse of the bicentennial quarter shows a colonial drummer and a victory torch circled by 13 stars, representing the original 13 Colonies. It is impossible to tell a quarter minted in 1975 from one in 1976, as all are inscribed with 1776-1976.
From 1999 through 2008, the reverse design changed five times a year through the 50 State Quarters® Program. In 2009, the reverse design changed six times through the 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program. The designs now change five times a year through the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program until 2020, with one final design in 2021.
Production figures for circulating coins by denomination are updated monthly.