Lake County missed of Indiana state quarter

Striking the wrong note

Yesterday’s Vaguely Interesting article looked at the numismatic phenomenon that is the US 50 State Quarters programme. Whilst it was an unrivalled seigniorage success story, the programme was not without its mishaps, mistakes or unintended consequences. Once a state’s chosen image was minted, it was there for posterity in hundreds of millions, if not billions, of copies. New Hampshire New Hampshire depicted the Old Man of the Mountain in its state quarter. It […]