2022 S Clad Proof Set American Women Quarters – 5 Coins
The American Women Quarters for 2022 are:
The common obverse side depicts a portrait of George Washington. This design was originally
composed and sculpted by Laura Gardin Fraser as a candidate entry for the 1932 quarter, which honored the bicentennial of George Washington’s birth. Inscriptions are LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, and 2022.
The reverse side design depicts Maya Angelou with her arms uplifted. Behind her are a bird in flight and a rising sun, images inspired by her poetry and symbolic of the way she lived. The silhouette of the bird depicts a Purple Martin, a songbird common to Angelou’s birthplace.
Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, QUARTER DOLLAR, MAYA ANGELOU, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
Dr. Sally Ride
The reverse side design depicts Dr. Sally Ride next to a window on the space shuttle, inspired by her quote, But when I wasn’t working, I was usually at a window looking down at Earth. The inscription E PLURIBUS UNUM is intentionally positioned over the Earth next to America, indicating that out of all women in the United States, Dr. Ride was the first into space.
Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, QUARTER DOLLAR, DR. SALLY RIDE, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
The reverse side design depicts Wilma Mankiller with a resolute gaze to the future. The wind is at her back, and she is wrapped in a traditional shawl. To her left is the seven- pointed star of the Cherokee Nation. The inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, QUARTER DOLLAR, WILMA MANKILLER, PRINCIPAL CHIEF and the name of the Cherokee Nation written in the Cherokee syllabary.
The reverse side design features an image of Adelina (Nina) Otero-Warren on the left, flanked by three individual Yucca flowers – New Mexico’s state flower. The inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, QUARTER DOLLAR, E PLURIBUS UNUM, NINA OTERO-WARREN, and VOTO PARA LA MUJER, the Spanish counterpart for the suffragist slogan Votes for Women.
Anna May Wong
The reverse side design features a close-up image of Anna May Wong with her head resting on her hand, surrounded by the bright lights of a marquee sign. The inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, QUARTER DOLLAR, and ANNA MAY WONG.