2024-S Zitkala-Ša U.S. Women Quarter

San Francisco Mint


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Get the prestigious San Francisco "S" mint mark Proof issue of the 2024 U.S. Women Quarters Series that celebrates writer, composer, educator and Native American political activist Zitkala-Ša!

  • Fifth issue of 2024 and 15th in series
  • Her 1895 high school graduation speech was a call to recognize women as equals
  • Zitkala-Ša's lobbying efforts for full American citizenship for Native Americans helped get the Citizenship Act of 1924 passed
  • She co-founded the National Council of American Indians to advocate for better education opportunities and health care, among other initiatives
  • Zitkala-Ša wrote Old Indian Legends, American Indian Stories, Dreams and Thunder, and the narrative for The Sun Dance Opera, a first for Native Americans
  • Reverse features Zitkala-Ša in traditional Yankton Sioux dress, holding a book to symbolize her published works, including her successful activism for Native American rights
  • Designed by Don Everhart 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 this Proof 2024-S Zitkala-Ša quarter to your collection now!