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Mississippi State Quarter - 2002
  • 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 state flower combined blossoms and leaves of two magnolias. Inscribed:  The Magnolia State; Mississippi; 1817; 2002; E Pluribus Unum.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
Released on October 15, 2002, this is the 20th coin released in the 50 StateĀ® Quarter Program and the fifth coin released in 2002. Mississippi, admitted into the Union on December 10, 1817, themed the coin, The Magnolia State. The coin showcases the beauty and elegance of the state flower, combining the blossoms and leaves of two magnolias with the inscription, The Magnolia State.; Other inscriptions include: Mississippi; 1817; 2002; 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:
Donna Weaver

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