This interactive book provides images and descriptions of the State Quarters released by the U.S. Mint over last ten years (1999 to 2009). The purpose of this commemorative coin program, as described by the U.S. Congress, is:
To honor the unique Federal republic of 50 States that comprise the United States.
To promote the diffusion of knowledge among the youth of the United States about the individual States, their history and geography, and the rich diversity of the national heritage.
To encourage young people and their families to collect memorable tokens of all of the States.
Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.