Released on August 28, 2006, this is the 39th coin released in the 50 State® Quarter Program and the fourth released in 2006. North Dakota, admitted in the Union on Novermber 2, 1889, themed the coin, Badlands with Bison. It highlights a pair of grazing American bison in the foreground, a sunset view of the rugged buttes and canyons that symbolize the State’s Badlands region. The coin is inscribed: North Dakota; 1889; 2006; and E Pluribus Unum. President William J. Clinton was President 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:
Donna Weaver Sculpter Engraver