Weir Farm National Historic Site Quarter Design Finalized

Weir Farm quarter final designOn August 13, 2019, the U.S. Mint announced the final design for the Weir Farm National Historic Site at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, IL. Chosen was Justin Kunz’s design showing an artist in a long smock, painting at an easel set up outside Julian Alden Weir’s rustic studio at Weir Farm in Connecticut. The reverse design includes the inscription a national park for art, the year of issue: 2020, and the motto: e pluribus unum.

The Weir Farm National Historic Site quarter is the second release in 2020 and 52nd in the series that honors a national park or historic site in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the 5 U.S. territories. Overlapping the towns of Ridgefield and Wilton, CT, the Weir Farm National Historic Site is located half way between Danbury and Norwalk, and near the New York State border.