The Rhode Island Quarter

Information for NASAA Teleconference

Here are some items from the RISCA "archive" directory that may be of some use:

Draft of Executive Order we prepared that laid out the process and assigned the project to the Arts Council (this is the language that was used in the Governor's Executive Order)

Powerpoint presentation used in press conference announcing the project

Electronic submission form for ideas about what should be on the quarter

Print version of submission form for ideas

Press release describing first week's submission of ideas

Agenda for June3, 1999 meeting where the ideas were chosen to send to the Governor

Letter to the Governor transmitting recommendations of the selection panel

Finalist designs

Fact sheet for Governor's Press Conference announcing the "ideas" and asking Rhode Islanders to choose their favorite design

Ballot for quarter - placed in libraries throughout the state

Results of voting

Letter from Governor to Director of the Mint announcing our choice

Rhode Island quarter chosen as one of the International "Coins of the Year" for 2001


for futher information contact Randy Rosenbaum - 401-222-3883