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West Virginia State Quarter - 2005
  • 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 the scenic beauty of the New River which features the New River Gorge Bridge.  Inscribed: West Virginia, 1863, New River Gorge, 2005, and E Pluribus Unum.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
Released on October 14, 2005, this is the 35th coin released in the 50 StateĀ® Quarter Program and the fifthr released in 2005. West Virginia, admitted into the Union on June 20, 1863, featured the scenic beauty of the New River and the New River Gorge Bridge. The coin is inscribed: West Virginia; 1863; New River Gorge; 2005; 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:
John Mercanti


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