Produced since 1796, the quarter has been one of the most popular minted coins in U.S. history.
So, how much does a quarter weigh?
Since 1965, all quarters weigh 0.20 ounces (5.670 grams).
From 1873 to 1964, U.S. quarters were heavier and weighed 0.22 ounces (6.25 grams).
Through the years there have been a number of commemorative designs on the quarter.
Perhaps the most memorable, and popular, design started in 1999 with the State Quarters Program.
Roughly half of the entire United States population have collected these coins.
A study authorized by the Treasury Department found that 98 million Americans were likely to save a full set of these coins.
~ Fun Fact ~
The state with the largest number of minted commemorative state quarters? That would be the state of Virginia. Which state has the fewest numbers minted? That would be Oklahoma.