Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Quarter Dollar

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This quarter dollar issued by the United States of America in the year 2013; is the fourth quarter dollar issued in the year 2013. It is also a 19th overall quarter dollar issued in America the Beautiful Quarters Program. This Quarter dollar was issued with the theme of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

Fort McHenry is a historical American coastal pentagonal bastion fort located in the Locust Point neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. Fort McHenry played an integral part in the forming of America's national identity.

The reverse of this coin depicts the picture of ‘Defence Day’ celebration, considered the centerpiece annual event held at Fort McHenry. The fireworks symbolize the "rocket's red glare," linking the fort to its historic past.

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