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Rhode Island State Quarter - 2001
  • 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 a vintage sailboat gliding through Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island and an image of the Pell Bridge in the background.  Inscribed: The Ocean State, Rhode Island, 1790, 2001, and E Pluribus Unum.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
Released on May 21, 2001, this is the 13th coin released in the 50 StateĀ® Quarter Program and the third released in 2001. Rhode Island, admitted into the Union on May 29, 1790, themed the coin, Ocean State. The coin features an image of a vintage sailboat gliding through Rhode Island's famous Narragansett Bay and an image of the Pell Bridge in the background. The coin is inscribed: The Ocean State; Rhode Island; 2001; 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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