American Memorial Park Quarter

Background

American Memorial Park in Northern Mariana Islands honors the thousands of American troops and local residents of Saipan who gave their lives during the Marianas Campaign of World War II. At the Court of Honor, the American flag is displayed at the center of the Flag Circle and surrounded by the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and Coast Guard flags. The Court of Honor consists of 26 granite panels inscribed with the names of 5,204 service members who died.

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Characteristics

The design depicts a young Chamorro woman in traditional dress at the front of the Flag Circle and Court of Honor.  She is resting her hand on the plaque whose text honors the sacrifice of those who died in the liberation of Saipan.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • QUARTER DOLLAR

Reverse Inscriptions

  • AMERICAN MEMORIAL PARK
  • N. MARIANA ISLANDS
  • 2019
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM

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Artist Information

Reverse Content last reviewed August 3, 2018

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