In honor of the bicentennial quarter, the Merrick Mint has designed a new coin with gold plating and unique hologram visuals. The original bicentennial quarter was released between 1975 and 1976 by the United States Mint to commemorate 200 years of independence. Using proprietary techniques, the Merrick Mint has taken authentic bicentennial quarters and given them a new look as you’ve never seen before. Right now, 1976 Bicentennial Prism Hologram Quarters are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you in capsules with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Genuine bicentennial quarter with 24-karat gold plating!
- Features beautiful hologram visuals.
- Issued a face value of $.25 (USD) from the United States.
- The obverse shows a portrait of President Washington.
- On the reverse side is a colonial drummer.
All 1976 Bicentennial Hologram Quarters have undergone a proprietary process by the Merrick Mint that includes 24-karat gold plating and stunning hologram visuals. The hologram element is used to highlight the original reverse design. Each quarter arrives protected in an acrylic capsule and includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
The bicentennial quarter was originally produced by the US Mint between July 4th, 1975, and December 31st, 1976. However, the quarters themselves do not list which of the two years they were minted. The quarter sticks with tradition on the obverse by using John Flanagan’s original Washington portrait from 1932. However, for the bicentennial, it offered an all-new reverse design depicting a colonial drummer. The design is credited to Jack L. Ahr.
George Washington is shown on the obverse of 1976 Prism Hologram Quarters. The first president of the United States is depicted in left-profile relief in a very simple design reminiscent of classical Greek and Roman busts. The inscriptions read Liberty, In God We Trust, 1776-1976.
A colonial drummer is depicted on the reverse field of 1976 Hologram Quarters. Wearing a Tricorne hat, the drummer appears in action with the drum strapped around his neck. On the upper left side is a victory torch design. Around it there are thirteen stars, which symbolize the states in the union at the time of the Declaration of Independence. Inscriptions on the reverse side read United States of America, Quarter Dollar, E Pluribus Unum.
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