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2006 Colorado state quarter, Pike's Peak, yellow brass

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Item Number: SQ_CO2_B

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…".

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Diameter:   25mm (0.5mm larger than a regular US quarter dollar).
Composition:   Yellow Brass alloy.
Final Mintage:   See Home page.

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