Ryan's Piggy Bank - Territories 25c
2009-S Silver Guam

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: QUARTER DOLLARS - STATES & TERRITORIES - PROOF
Item Description: 25C 2009 S SILVER GUAM
Full Grade: NGC PF 70 UC
Owner: Alaska Coin Nut

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Ryan's Piggy Bank - Territories 25c   Score: 194
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

The Chamorros, Guam's indigenous inhabitants, first populated the island approximately 4,000 years ago. The island has a long history of European colonialism beginning in 1668 with the arrival of Spanish settlers including Padre San Vitores, a Catholic missionary. The island was controlled by Spain until 1898, when it was taken over by the United States during the Spanish American War. As the largest island in Micronesia and the only American-held island in the region before World War II, Guam was occupied by the Japanese in December 1941, and was subject to fierce fighting when American troops recaptured the island in July 1944. Today, Guam's economy is mainly supported by tourism (primarily from Japan) and United States military bases.

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