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Wilma Mankiller Quarter Launch

June 24, 2022 - By Office of Corporate Communications June 24, 2022 The Wilma Mankiller Quarter debuted to the public in a launch event in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on June 6, 2022. This is the third coin released in the American Women Quarters™ (AWQ) Program....

The History of Women on Coins

April 20, 2022 - By Stephanie Meredith March 8, 2022 Watch this video to explore the history of women on U.S. coins. In 1893, Queen Isabella of Spain became the first woman featured on a United States coin, the Queen Isabella Commemorative Quarter. It...

The Woman Behind the Long-Awaited Obverse Quarter Design

April 20, 2022 - By Jill Westeyn November 8, 2021 Contributions of American women have often been overlooked, but that is about to change. Literally. Beginning in 2022, the American Women Quarters™ Program will feature reverse designs honoring distinguished American women. One woman’s design,...

Anna May Wong Quarter

March 24, 2022 - The Anna May Wong Quarter is the fifth coin in the American Women Quarters™ Program. Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood. Wong was born January 3, 1905, in Los Angeles. Her birth name was...

Nina Otero-Warren Quarter

March 24, 2022 - The Nina Otero-Warren Quarter is the fourth coin in the American Women Quarters™ Program. Nina Otero-Warren was a leader in New Mexico’s suffrage movement and the first female superintendent of Santa Fe public schools. Otero-Warren emphasized the necessity of using...

Wilma Mankiller Quarter

February 10, 2022 - The Wilma Mankiller Quarter is the third coin in the American Women Quarters™ Program. Wilma Mankiller was the first woman elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation and an activist for Native American and women’s rights. She was born in...

Dr. Sally Ride Quarter

June 16, 2022 - The Dr. Sally Ride Quarter is the second coin in the American Women Quarters™ Program. Dr. Sally Ride was a physicist, astronaut, educator, and the first American woman to soar into space. When she blasted off aboard Space Shuttle Challenger...

Maya Angelou Quarter

February 10, 2022 - The Maya Angelou Quarter is the first coin in the American Women Quarters™ Program. Maya Angelou was a celebrated writer, performer, and social activist. She rose to international prominence as an author after the publication of her groundbreaking autobiography “I...