The Bicentennial Quarter's Interesting History: Over $950,000 in Gem Worth 

The story behind this iconic coin traces back to the United States' bicentennial celebrations in 1976, marking 200 years since the Declaration of Independence. 

The Bicentennial Quarter was part of a series of coins minted by the U.S. Treasury to commemorate this significant milestone in American history.  

On the obverse side, it retains the familiar profile of George Washington, the first President of the United States. 

What sets the Bicentennial Quarter apart is its unique design, which was chosen through a nationwide competition.  

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The winning entry by Jack L. Ahr captured the essence of patriotism and nostalgia, resonating with the spirit of the bicentennial celebrations.  

Its aesthetic appeal combined with its limited mintage contributed to its immediate popularity among collectors and the general public alike. 

Despite its widespread circulation, the Bicentennial Quarter quickly became a coveted item for collectors due to its scarcity in mint condition.  

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