The State Quarters Program continued in 2004 with the next five designs in the series. State Quarters were issued to honor Michigan, Florida, Texas, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Once again several states used the collection of symbols style of design. The Wisconsin Quarter is based on a famous painting, which was the same strategy utilized by the earlier New Jersey coin.
You can view detailed information about each quarter including large size images, mintages, and design descriptions by following the links.
Michigan State Quarter
The Michigan Quarter was the twenty sixth coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on January 26, 2004 and features the Great Lakes. Four of the Great Lakes border the state of Michigan and have played a big role in the state’s history.
Florida State Quarter
The Florida Quarter was the twenty seventh coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on March 29, 2004 and features a Spanish galleon, space shuttle, and palm trees. These very different symbols show Florida as a hub of discovery.
Texas State Quarter
The Texas Quarter was the twenty eighth coin in the State Quarter series. This coin was released on June 1, 2004 and features an outline of the state with a large star superimposed. The Lone Star comes from the original flag of the Republic of Texas.
Iowa State Quarter
The Iowa Quarter was the twenty ninth coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on August 30, 2004 and features a one room schoolhouse. The design was based on a famous oil painting by Grant Wood called “Arbor Day.”
Wisconsin State Quarter
The Wisconsin Quarter was the thirtieth coin in the State Quarter series. It was released on October 25, 2004 and features a cow, cheese, and ear of corn. These symbols show Wisconsin’s agricultural contribution to the country.