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Currency - Dollar=100 cents
Face value: Quarter dollar ($1/4=25 cents)
Type - commemorative coin 50 States Quarters Series
Composition - copper-nickel clad copper
Diameter - 24.3 mm
Weight - 5.67 grams
Mint Mark: D (Denver), P (Philadelphia)
Coin value in condition:
UNC (Uncirculated - without traces of circulation) - ~1 USD.00
XF (Extremely Fine) - 0.25-0.50
Worse than "XF" - 0.25 USD
The legend of "THE BAY STATE", "The State of the Bay" for the great bay that forms its coast, the contour of the State and the date of adhesion to La Unión.
In 1645, a group of men who were trained for the immediate defense of the colony was formed in the Massachusetts Colony. "The Minuteman" is the term known in the United States to call farmers and colonists, who were trained to go to fight at the right time, hence the term "Minute Man", just by hearing the alarm, they were already prepared to go defend their interests.
These units continued to receive training in times of peace in many cities of the colonies, normally they met 4 times a year.
The officers were chosen by popular vote and the troops were made up of people from the colony, with a minimum age of 25 years.
Concord, MA minuteman statue.
This sculpture depicts John Parker, a