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Guam Quarter Dollar

20 Jun 2019  Thu

Guam is an island which lies in the western Pacific Ocean; it is about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines. It is the largest and southernmost island in the Mariana Islands archipelago. It is believed that Guam was first discovered by seafaring people who migrated from Southeast Asia around 2000 BC.

The Gaum Island is divided into northern limestone plateau and higher area of volcanic hills to the south. The plateau is covered with a thick growth of Jungle and volcanic hills support mainly sword grass.

The United States of America had issued this commemorative quarter dollar with the theme of Guam Island in the year 2009. This quarter dollar is the third quarter dollar issued in the year 2009 under the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program.

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