Alabama Quarter

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The US Mint has introduced the new Alabama quarter, with festivities at Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller, who is featured on the coin. Governor Bob Riley, former U.S. Senator Howell Heflin and former Miss America Heather Whitestone-McCallum joined U.S. Mint Director Henrietta Holsman-Fore for the recent festivities.

Director Fore says, when completed, the state coin program will have highlighted every one of the 50 United States in the order in which they were admitted to the union.