New coin designs feature five extraordinary women

Quarter design featuring Maya Angelou
(Image credit: US Mint)

It's taken a while. But better representation is finally starting to come to American coins. The US mint has revealed new designs for quarters to be released from next year featuring trailblazing women on the reverse side.

The women celebrated on the 2022 quarters will be:

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.