Jaime Hernandez: The 1999 Connecticut Quarter is the fifth design in the 50 States Quarter Program. It is also the final State Quarter design of the 20th century.
The Connecticut State Quarter was issued on October 12, 1999. The State of Connecticut was admitted into the Union on January 9, 1788. The reverse design representing Connecticut displays a Charter Oak Tree, which was the hiding place for the states original Constitution.
Connecticut circulation strike quarters were produced at Philadelphia and Denver. Philadelphia coins will display a P mint mark and the Denver coins will display the D mint mark.
Connecticut Clad and Silver Proof Quarters were also produced by the U.S. Mint. Both Clad and Silver Proof Quarters will contain an S mint mark, since they were produced at the San Francisco Mint.
Proof Clad Quarters will display copper on the reeded edge. Silver Quarters will display a silver looking edge.