The State Quarter Program continued in 2001 with the next five designs in the series. State Quarters were issued to honor New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Kentucky. This year contained many memorable and iconic designs including New York’s Statue of Liberty design and North Carolina’s depiction of the First Flight.
You can view detailed information about each quarter including large size images, mintages, and design descriptions by following the links.
New York State Quarter
The New York Quarter was the eleventh coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on January 2, 2001 and features the Statue of Liberty. As one of the most recognized symbols in the country this was an easy choice for the design.
North Carolina State Quarter
The North Carolina Quarter was the twelfth coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on March 12, 2001 and features the a depiction of the famous First Flight. The Wright Brothers made their historic flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
Rhode Island State Quarter
The Rhode Island Quarter was the thirteenth coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on May 21, 2001 and features a sailboat. The sailboat is depicted in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island with the Pell Bridge in the background.
Vermont State Quarter
The Vermont Quarter was the fourteenth coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on August 6, 2001 and features sap collection from Maple Trees. Vermont is famous for its maple syrup so the design was a fitting choice.
Kentucky State Quarter
The Kentucky Quarter was the fifteenth coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on October 15, 2001 and features a thoroughbred racehorse. The famous state song “My Old Kentucky Home” is celebrated with the inscription.