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2006 Colorado state quarter, Pike's Peak, nickel-copper

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Item Number: SQ_CO2_N

This design was submitted for consideration to the Colorado Governor's office in 2004.

Design Elements:
Pike's Peak rising above a wheat field.   When Katharine Lee Bates visited Colorado in 1893, she was moved to write the song "America The Beautiful".   The first passage in the song was inspired by a trip atop Pike's Peak: "O Beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties, Above the fruited plain…".

For more information, click the "Alternate State Quarters" entry in the "Browse Categories" section (above left).

Diameter:   25mm (0.5mm larger than a regular US quarter dollar).
Composition:   Nickel-Copper alloy (similar to regular quarters).
Final Mintage:   See Home page.

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