Released on March 8, 1999, this is the second coin released in the 50 State® Quarter Program and the second released in 1999. Pennsylvania, admitted into the Union on December 12, 1787, features the statue, Commonwealth, with an outline of the state and their motto, Virture, Liberty, Independence, and a keystone. The coin is inscribed: Pennsylvania; 1787; 1999; 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.