Duke Ellington was not the only consideration for the reverse of the District of Columbia’s quarter reverse. Actually, Fredrick Douglas and Benjamin Banneker were options. A s you know, you never satisfy everyone. I personally am estatic about the choice of Duke Ellington but would have been equally excited if Douglas or Banneker were chosen.
Read one of the commentaries in a blog post. Also, take time to read the comments. Click this link to read the author’s choice for the reverse of District of Columbia’s reverse.
Who would you choose if asked?