2023-S 99.9% Silver Edith Kanaka'ole U.S. Women Quarter

San Francisco Mint


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Get the San Francisco "S" mint mark silver Proof issue of the 2023 U.S. Women Quarters quarter celebrating Hawaiian naturalist and cultural preservationist Edith Kanaka'ole!

  • Second issue of 2023 and seventh in series
  • Struck in 99.9% silver
  • 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 Damstrat 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

Add a limited-issue 99.9% silver Proof of the 2023-S U.S. Women Quarters quarter that pays tribute to Hawaiian scholar Edith Kanaka'ole to your collection!