How many quarters can an M&M'S Mini tube hold?

56 quarters ($14) fills 1 tube!

Quarters are made out of an alloy (a mixture of metals) of 91.67 percent copper and 8.33 percent nickel (before 1965, the quarter was made out of silver).

The quarter has an edge with 119 ridges. This coin is 24.26 mm in diameter and is 1.75 mm thick. The George Washington quarter has been minted since 1932, when it replaced the Liberty quarter.

In 2010, the United States Mint began issuing 56 quarter-dollar coins featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites as part of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. 2017 marks the eighth year of the program and features the next five quarters. Check out the America the Beautiful Quarters National Site Register to find out which national site in your state or U.S. territory was selected and to see designs from previous years.

Quarters are truly the workhorse of American currency. Used for all kinds of transactions ranging from parking and highway tolls to vending machines, there probably is no coin that’s more frequently used today than the quarter.

Quarters, like pennies, are highly popular collectible coins — and they’ve hit phenomenal heights since the introduction of the 50 States Quarters program back in 1999. Check out these 25 Rare Quarters You’ll Want For Your Quarter Coin Collection at

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