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Massachusetts State Quarter - 2000
  • 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 Minuteman of the American Revolution against an outline of the state.  Inscribed:  The Bay State, Massachusetts, 1788, 2000, and E Pluribus Unum.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
Released on January 3, 2000, this coin is the sixth released in the 50 StateĀ® Quarter Program and the first released in 2000. Massachusetts, admitted into the Union on February 6, 1788, themed the coin, The Minuteman. It features the likeness of the celebrated Minuteman of the American Revolution against an outline of the state. The inscriptions on the coin says, The Bay State; Massachusetts; 1788; 2001; 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:
Thomas D. Rodgers


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