Colorado State Quarter
Production Process: Circulating
Coin Type: Circulating
Authorized Mintage Maximum: N/A
Approval Date: 12/01/1997
CharacteristicsObverse Description: Highlights a bust of President George Washington.
Reverse Description: Released on June 14, 2006, this is the 38th coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program the third coin released in 2006. Colorado, admitted into the Union on August 1, 1876, themed the coin, Colorful Colorado. The image highlights the rugged Rocky Mountains, evergreen trees and a banner. 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.
Obverse Inscriptions• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• QUARTER DOLLAR
Reverse Inscriptions• COLORFUL COLORADO
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
- Sculptor: Norman E Nemeth
- Designer: Leonard Buckley