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Ohio Quarter Design
Description: This design by Sarah Truesdale of Lebanon, Ohio show, Neil Armstrong, an astronaut, a baseball player, the Wright brothers' airplane, a space craft, a picture of Mary Ann Vecchio mourning over the shooting of Jeffrey Miller at Kent State during the May 1970 shooting. 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: AL08699
Subjects: Coins and money; Commemorations; United States Mint; State symbols
Places: Lebanon (Ohio); Warren County (Ohio)