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That the US Mint did not produce any uncirculated mint set in 1982 & 1983, so even though the 1982 & 1983 P&D Washington quarters were minted in the hundreds of millions, the lack of mint sets has lead to significantly fewer mint state examples available for all four business strikes…

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Production of the Washington quarter started in the summer of 1932. On August 1, 1932 the Washington quarter was released in to circulation.

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Due to a lack of demand in commerce quarters, the last quarter produced before the 1932 Washington quarter was the 1930 Standing Liberty Quarter

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The Commission of Fine Arts twice declared Laura Gardin Fraser’s Model 56 design (pictured above) as the winning design for the Washington quarter, only to be overruled by Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon who decreed that John Flanagan’s design would be adopted. Read more here.

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