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Ohio Quarter Design
Description: This submission features two designs. The first is titled Mother of Presidents and features the seven presidents associated with Ohio. They are, clockwise, Harrrison, Hayes, Taft, Harding, McKinley, Garfield and Grant. The second design shows an Iroquois Indian. Ohio is an Iroquois Indian word meaning "something great" and shows a Buckeye tree & or leaves. This design is by Mary Ogden Armstrong of Kirkland, Ohio. The front of the coin was to look like the other quarters. The reverse top reads Ohio 1803 and the bottom reads "Out of many, one". The design for the center of the coin was opened up to Ohioans to submit their design. Of the 7,000 designs received four were chosen by a vote of 40,000 people. The chosen designs were sent for the final decision. It had to be approved by Gov. Bob Taft, then sent to the United States Treasury Department for final approval. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL08695
Subjects: Coins and money; Commemorations; United States Mint; State symbols
Places: Ohio