HISTORY. Starting in the US Mint decided to commemorate each state with a special quarter depicting a unique aspect of the state. Five different states were. These rings are all made out of U.S. Minted State OR Year Quarters! ***PLEASE NOTE: I have "ALL" of the State Quarters, as well as Year Quarters from. These silver state quarter rings are handmade using actual 90% silver coins. These rings make great souvenirs, going away gifts and even silver wedding.