July 8th, 2023, saw the launch presentation of the US Mint’s new Eleanor Roosevelt Quarter Coin.
Hosted by the Culinary Institue of America in Hyde Park, NY, the presentation included keynote speakers from the National Park Service, local government, and members of the Roosevelt family, namely Eleanor Roosevelt’s great-grandaughter, Perrin Roosevelt Ireland, along with live music from the Haviland Middle School Orchestra.
The Eleanor Roosevelt Quarter is the eighth American Women Quarters™ Program coin. Eleanor Roosevelt was a first lady, author, civil liberties advocate, and Chairperson of the United Nations Human Rights Commission. She was instrumental in the passage of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was the wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States of America.
Watch the full presentation below.