Queen Isabella Quarter Dollar

Commemorative Coins
  • Year of Issue: 1893

Background

Released in 1893, the Queen Isabella Quarter Dollar was the first commemorative coin to feature a woman, Queen Isabella of Spain.

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Characteristics

The obverse design features Queen Isabella of Spain.

The reverse features a kneeling female with symbols of women’s industry (distaff and spindle).

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • 1893

Reverse Inscriptions

  • BOARD OF LADY MANAGERS
  • COLUMBIAN QUAR. DOL.

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Charles E. Barber
Content last reviewed December 21, 2016

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