This section provides the coin 25 cents 1976 "Drummer" issued to the 200 anniversary of Independence Of The United States
In October of 1973, the treasury announced an open contest for the selection of suitable designs for the Bicentennial reverses of the quarter, half dollar , and dollar, with $5,000 to be awarded to each winner. Twelve semifinalists were chosen, and from these the symbolic entry of Jack L. Ahr was selected for the quarter reverse. It features a colonial drummer facing left, with a victory torch encircled by 13 stars at the upper left. Except for the dual dating, "1776-1976," the observe remained unchanged. Pieces with this dual dating were coined during 1975 and 1976. They were struck for general circulation and included in all the Mint's offering of proof and Uncirculated sets.
Designers John Flanagan and Jack L. Ahr; Diameter 24.3 mm; reeded edge. Silver issue-Weight 5.75 grams; composition, outer layers of .800 silver, .200 copper bonded to inner core of .209 silver, .791 copper (net weight .0739 oz. pure silver). Copper-nickel issue-Weight 5.67 grams; composition, outer layers of .750 copper; .250 nickel bonded to inner core of pure copper.