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The Enchanted Island Says 'Bienvenidos' to New Commemorative Quarter

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United States Mint Releases Second Coin in District of Columbia & U.S. Territories Quarters Program Honoring the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheers rang out today in Old San Juan's La Arcada in Paseo La Princesa as United States Mint Director Ed Moy and Governor Luis Fortuno placed a mockup of the Puerto Rico commemorative quarter on a giant map, signaling the ceremonial launch of the United States Mint's latest coin release. "Puerto Rico's striking quarter design evokes its tropical beauty, rich history and culture," Moy said. "With San Juan Bay as the background of the coin, the hibiscus flower and 16th century sentry box remind us that Puerto Rico stands for 'rich port.'" Joining in the celebration of Puerto Rico's quarter-dollar were Puerto Rico's first lady Luce Vela and Secretary of State Kenneth McClintock who, along with Director Moy and Governor Fortuno, handed out the shiny new