Released on January 29, 2007, this was the 41st coin released in the 50 State® Quarter Program and the first quarter released in 2007. Montana, who entered the Union on November 8, 1889, themed the coin Big Sky Country. It highlights a bison skull above the Montana landscape. The coin is inscribed: Big Sky Country, Montana, 1889, 2007 and E Pluribus Unum. President William J. Clinton was in office when this legislation was signed. Three United States Mint Directors served under President Clinton's tenure; David J. Ryder of Idaho, Philip N. Diehl of Texas, and Jay W. Johnson of Wisconsin.
Reverse Designer 2:
Don Everhart Sculpter Engraver