Discover The U.S. Mint
, before you take this challenge.
What is one of the jobs of the United States Congress?
making our coin laws
choosing the United States Vice President
giving tours of the United States Capitol building
What building is the Statue of Freedom on?
United States White House
United States Capitol
United States Mint
Which United States President signed the law to get the state quarters program started?
How many state quarters does the U.S. Mint release each year?
5 each year
1 each year
12 each year (one for each month of the year)
At the end of what year will all the state quarters be released?
The U.S. Mint has not decided yet.
What is on the obverse side of the state quarters?
What objects are not allowed on the state quarters?
an outline of the state
the state tree or flower
living people or the state flag and seal
In 1996 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence the quarter design was changed. What replaced the eagle on the reverse side of the quarter?
United States flag
a colonial drummer
What type of metal was used to make the first quarters in 1796?
What part of the United States government makes coins (pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters)?
United States Department of Treasury
United States Mint
Department of Engraving and Printing
Where and when did the United States Congress establish the first United States Mint?
Boston, Massachusetts in 1792
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1792
Washington, D.C. in 1776
What does the letter "D" mean on the obverse side of the state quarter?
the "D" stands for the state of Delaware
the "D" stands for the U.S. Mint located in Denver, Colorado
the "D" stands for don't drop it
When making a coin, who copies the artist sketch of the new coin onto a clay coin?
a press operator
When making a coin, what is the name of a coin that does not have a design on it yet?
When making a coin, what is the step that stamps a design on the blank coins called?
What branch of government does the United States Congress belong to?
The Latin words "E Pluribus Unum" are located on the reverse side of the quarter. What do they mean?
name of the world famous numismatist
liberty and justice for all
out of many, one
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