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South Carolina State Quarter - 2000
  • Quality: Circulating  
  • Production Facility: Philadelphia; Denver  
  • Public Law Number: 105  
Bust of President George Washington.  Inscribed: United States of America, Liberty, In GOD We Trust, and Quarter Dollar.
Obverse: Download
Obverse Description:
Highlights a bust of President George Washington. The inscriptions on this coin says, United States of America, Liberty, In GOD We Trust, and Quarter Dollar.
Obverse Designer:
John Flanagan

Obverse Designer 2:
William Cousins - Modified John Flanagan original design

Image of three state symbols with an outline of the state and its nickname, and a star.  Inscribed:  South Carolina, 1788, 2000, and E Pluribus Unum.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
Released on May 22, 2000, this is the eighth coin released in the 50 StateĀ® Quarter Program and the third released in 2000. South Carolina, admitted into the Union on May 23, 1788, themed the coin, The Palmetto State. It highlights the outline of the state and three symbols, Palmetto tree, the Carolina Wren, the Yellow Jessamine, its nickname The Palmetto State, and a star which indicates the state's capital, Columbia. The coin is inscribed: South Carolina; 1788; 2000; 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:
Thomas D. Rodgers

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