New Hampshire 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 August 7, 2000, this is the ninth coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the fourth released in 2000. New Hampshire, admitted into the Union on June 21, 1788, themed the coin, Live Free or Die/The Old Man of the Mountain. It highlights the rock formation, The Old Man of the Mountain, and the state motto, Live free or die. 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

• NEW HAMPSHIRE
• 1788
• 2000
• E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
Reverse
  • Designer: William Cousins

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