Quarter Dollar of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

02 Jun 2020  Tue

This quarter dollar was issued by the United States of America in the year 2017 with the theme of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. The Fredrick Douglass National Historic site was established in the year 1962. It was established to preserve the home and legacy of Frederick Douglass, abolitionist, civil rights advocate, author, and statesman. Douglass lived in this home from 1877 until he died in 1895.
The obverse of this coin depicts the portrait of the first president of the United States of America George Washington, facing towards left. The inscription ‘LIBERTY’ and ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’ is written on the left and right side of the portrait and the inscription ‘UNITED STATES OF AMERICA’ and ‘QUARTER DOLLAR’ is written on the top and bottom side of the coin. The reverse of this coin depicts Frederick Douglass seated at a writing desk with his home in Washington, D.C., in the background.

Image Courtesy: usmint.gov

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