The new quarter is part of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters program, six special designs, including the fruit bat, will be found on the reverse side (known as the tail) of quarters.
What does a bat symbolizes ? Because of their echo-location and maneuvering in the dark,bats represent the perception of things that others cannot see. ...Bats often represent death in the sense of letting go of the old, and bringing in the new. They are symbols of transition, of initiation, and the start of a new beginning.