The Bicentennial Washington Quarter features a 1776-1976 dual date on the obverse and a colonial drummer on the reverse of the coin to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the United States of America and the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Featuring a genuine legal tender BLACK RUTHENIUM / COLORIZED EDITION 1976 Washington Bicentennial Quarter.
The coin is coated with Black Ruthenium, which is a type of platinum metal that looks like a dark platinum, but is 100 times Rarer. Ruthenium is a chemical element with the symbol RU & Atomic # 44.
It is a rare transition metal belonging to the platinum group of the periodic table.