US Mint to Produce Anna May Wong Quarter

The US Mint will produce a quarter in 2022 featuring pioneering Asian American Actress Anna May Wong.  The quarter is part of the America Women Quarters program.  On th web site for the Anna May Wong coin it says:

Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood. She left a legacy for women in the film industry.

Wong appeared in more than 60 movies throughout her career. In addition to her roles in silent films, television, and stage, she landed a role in one of the first movies made in Technicolor. She achieved international success despite racism and discrimination.

Other featured women in the series are Maya Angelou, Dr. Sally Ride, Wilma Mankiller, and Nina Otero-Warren.

(h/t:  PL)

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