gorgeous set of 5 state quarters has been finished with 24 karat gold. The 50 States Quarters Program featured each of the US States on unique designs from 1999 to 2008. The 50 State Quarters were released by the United States Mint every ten weeks in the same order that the states ratified the constitution. Each quarter commemorates one of the 50 states with an exclusive design based on its history and traditions. This set includes 5 gold plated quarters from the selected year and are presented in a black box.