commonwealth-of-puerto-rico-quarterThe United States Mint on Thursday April 2, introduced the 2009 Puerto Rico quarter, which is the second of six commemorative quarters issued in the 2009 District of Columbia and U.S. Territories Quarters Program.The quarter-dollar reverse or tails side was designed by US Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph Menna. It depicts a sentry box in Old San Juan overlooking the sea and Puerto Rico’s official flower, the hibiscus. The reverse also includes the inscriptions Isla del Encanto (Island of Enchantment), making it the first U.S. coin to circulate with a phrase in Spanish. MORE INFO


I have found that a Colorized version of the Puerto Rico quarter is available so I added this picture of one just to show you how beautiful it looks.