When a bill for a Washington commemorative was introduced to Congress in Februaryit changed the quarter rather than liberty half dollar. She holds an olive branch as she strides through a gate in a wall which is inscribed, " In God We Trust ", with the "U" in "Trust" shaped as a V. Unwilling to seek another act of Congress, Mint officials made the step on which the date appears recessed into the design, quarter than raised from it. The mint mark "D" for Denver or "S" for San Francisco may bare breasted found at the base of the wall, just to the left of Liberty's visible foot. How to identify Stading Liberty Quarters.
Standing Liberty quarter
In the hope of heading off similar problems with the quarter, Mint officials decided to reexamine MacNeil's designs, and subsequently, to adjust them. During the 18th and 19th centuries, die cutting was difficult and expensive. If you would like to see each date and mint in images with corresponding mintages and values click here. The identity of the model for the obverse of the quarter is uncertain.
Nevertheless, the bill passed. Bakerwas nominated on February The same day, Malburn requested the opinion of the Treasury Department's Solicitor concerning the Mint view that it could strike new designs for the three denominations in