Georgia State Quarter

50 State Quarters

Coin Information

Production Process: Circulating

Coin Type: Circulating

Denomination: Quarter

Authorized Mintage Maximum: N/A

Approval Date: 12/01/1997

 

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Characteristics

Obverse Description: Highlights a bust of President George Washington.

Reverse Description: Released on July 19, 1999, this is the fourth coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the fourth released in 1999. Georgia, admitted into the Union on January 2, 1788, themed the coin, Wisdom, Justice, Moderation. It features the peach, a silhouetted outline of the state, live oak sprigs, and state of Georgia's motto, "Wisdom, Justice, Moderation. 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
• LIBERTY
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• QUARTER DOLLAR

Reverse Inscriptions

• GEORGIA
• 1788
• 1999
• E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
Reverse
  • Designer: T. James Ferrell

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