The Bicentennial Quarter's Interesting History: Over $950,000 in Gem Worth  

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With the celebration of its 200th anniversary in 1976, the United States commemorated two centuries since the Declaration of Independence.  

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The Bicentennial Quarter is a unique coin that the U.S. Mint released to commemorate this momentous occasion.  

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Due to its distinctive design and significance in history, this coin quickly gained value among collectors.  

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To commemorate the country's 200th birthday in a unique fashion, the idea of a commemorative coin for the bicentennial of America was born.  

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Jack L. Ahr emerged victorious in the design competition held by the U.S. Mint for the new quarter.  

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His winning design deviated significantly from the conventional eagle design by including a colonial drummer on the reverse, symbolizing the spirit of 1776.  

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The Bicentennial Quarter’s design is rich in symbolism.

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The obverse side retained the portrait of George Washington but was modified to include the dual date of 1776-1976, making it the first U.S. coin to feature a dual date. 

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These special editions, especially in pristine condition, can command astonishing prices, with some valued at over $950,000. 

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