Quarter Rolls and Bags from the Mint
The United States
Mint is now offering 2009 District of Columbia
Quarters in two-roll sets and coin bags.
The DC quarter is the first of six coins to be
released in the 2009 District of Columbia and
U.S. Territories Quarters Program.
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American
Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
quarters will follow in equal intervals,
approximately every two months.
The public can purchase the new quarters
directly from the Mint’s online store. The
two-roll set includes 40 commemorative quarters
minted in Philadelphia with the "P" mintmark and
40 coins from Denver with the "D" mintmark. The
price tag is $32.95.
Also available are 100- and 1,000 coin bags by
"P" or "D" mintmark, priced at $32.95 and
The District of Columbia quarter reverse
features native Duke Ellington, the
internationally renowned composer and musician,
seated at a grand piano.
The design by United States Mint Artistic
Infusion Program (AIP) Master Designer Joel
Iskowitz also includes the inscriptions DISTRICT
OF COLUMBIA, DUKE ELLINGTON and the city’s
motto, JUSTICE FOR ALL. The quarter was sculpted
by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Don
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