All collections » Coins » US Quarter 2001 Kentucky State
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 Federal Hill" is an old Georgian-style mansion located in the city of Bardstwon, Kentucky, it is famous because it is believed that Stephen Foster was inspired there to create the well-known ballad "My Old Kentucky Home", anthem of the State from the beginning of the 20th century, although there are those who believe that this song was plagiarized from the black slaves who sang it on the farm's cotton plantations.
The State is also famous for horse racing, the Kentucky Derby is known as the longest horse race in the country.
Kentucky, since the beginning of the 18th century, has been the largest thoroughbred horse breeding and racing center in the country, there they breed a thoroughbred breed that is highly appreciated in the world of racing worldwide, due to the special characteristics that the horse has. grass in the area.