The George Washington quarter
first appeared in 1932, the bicentennial of Washington's birth.
From the Lincoln cent in 1909, through the Jefferson nickel in 1938, Roosevelt dime in 1946, Washington quarter
in 1932, Kennedy half in 1964 (after a brief interlude for Ben Franklin, 1948-1963), and the Eisenhower dollar in 1971, America deified its favored sons.
A 1961-D Washington Quarter
Dollar graded Mint State 67 garnered $13,800 and a 1962-D Washington quarter
The new rarity, technically a "mint error", is a double denomination coin which has the obverse of a Washington quarter and a reverse of a Sacagawea dollar.
I have no doubt that collectors all over the country are now searching through rolls of Washington quarters and Sacagawea dollars hoping to find another example of this incredible rarity.
Featured consignments to the 2005 FUN Signature Sale include The Jerry Bagne Collection of Proof Morgan Dollars, The Paul Bolyard PCGS Registry Collection of Washington Quarters
, The Richard Chouinard Collection of United States Coins, The Cincinnati Collection, The William and Harrison Hiatt Collection, The Dr.