The Fascinating History of the Bicentennial Quarter: Worth Over $950,000 Gems

Issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the United States' independence, this coin is more than just a piece of currency; it's a symbol of American heritage. 

With certain rare versions valued at over $950,000, these quarters have become highly sought-after gems in the world of coin collecting. 

The Bicentennial Quarter was minted as part of a larger series of commemorative coins celebrating America's bicentennial. 

These coins featured distinctive designs different from the regular issues, making them instantly recognizable. 

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The inscription "1776-1976" replaces the usual date, emphasizing the bicentennial celebration. 

The Bicentennial Quarters were produced in large quantities by both the Philadelphia and Denver Mints.  

The 40% silver versions are particularly coveted by collectors due to their higher intrinsic value and limited mintage. 

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