2023 Colorized Edith Kanaka’ole U.S. Women Quarter



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Get the Second 2023 U.S. Women Quarters quarter and seventh in the series vividly colorized by Littleton's artists and featuring Hawaiian naturalist and cultural preservationist Edith Kanaka'ole!

  • Second issue of 2023 and seventh in series
  • Coin honors noted scholar and teacher of Hawaiian language and land ownership, ethnobotany, hula and chants, plus Polynesian history
  • Reverse features Kanaka'ole, her hair and head lei morphing into a Hawaiian landscape to symbolize her life's work preserving the land and traditional Hawaiian culture
  • Inscription "e hō mai ka 'ike" translates as “granting the wisdom,” and is a reference to the intertwined role hula and chants play in this preservation
  • Designed by Emily Damstra of the U.S. Mint's Artistic Infusion Program and sculpted by Medallic Artist Renata Gordon
  • Obverse depicts George Washington as originally designed and sculpted by Laura Gardin Fraser to commemorate his 200th birthday for a 1932 quarter
  • Vibrantly enhanced in full color by Littleton's artists

Today, add this distinctive commemorative quarter honoring Edith Kanaka'ole to your collection or give as a present to a young collector!