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Standing Liberty Quarter 1924-D Good

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  • Description:

    The Denver Mint has proudly been producing coins since 1906; starting out as just a commemorative coin mint. The Denver Mint spread its wings and began participating in larger coin series, leaving its coins with appealing mintages for future collectors. The 1924-D Standing Liberty Quarter contains a much lower mintage compared to the other coins of the series. With a mintage just above 3 million, the 1924-D Standing Liberty Quarter is in good condition. Good condition contains an extremely worn coin with a hardly readable date. On the obverse, Lady Liberty stands with her head turned, almost as if she is keeping watch. Her garb summons the old warrior clothing, with chainmail on her breast plate and a round shield for protection. Liberty's other hand holds olive branches, which is the universal sign of peace. The date of mintage is etched into the area beneath her bare feet. The reverse displays a large eagle in flight, with wings outspread, and the coin's monetary value of a quarter dollar.

    The Barber series was minted for almost 25 years before being replaced with other coins. The US Mint greatly desired to come up with a more originally designed coin. The Mint Director at the time, Robert Woolley, asked sculptor Hermon Atkins MacNeil, to design the new Standing Liberty Quarter. At first, MacNeil designed a very militaristic portrait of Liberty but was turned down. He then added dolphins to represent the the famous oceans but the US Mint went behind his back to make more alterations. In 1917, MacNeil designed the final Standing Liberty Quarter, appeasing both the US Mint and the public.

  • Details:
    • Denomination: N/A
    • Year: 1924
    • Diameter: N/A
    • Mint Mark: D
    • Thickness: N/A
    • Grade: N/A

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