quarterIf you're ever sorting through your pocket change and come up with a quarter that resembles the one depicted to the left, you might want to turn it in to the authorities. It's counterfeit. A knowledgeable American coin collector could tell this with only a quick glance; but how?

Here is the SOLUTION.

THE SOLUTION:

The U.S. mint didn't issue any quarters dated 1975. In 1975 and 1976, they minted only Bicentennial series quarters that were dated 1776-1976.