New Jersey State Quarter

50 State Quarters

Background

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 May 17, 1999, this is the third coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the third released in 1999. New Jersey, admitted into the Union on December 18, 1787, themed the coin, Crossroads of the Revolution. It highlights, General George Washington crossing the Delaware Rive. 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

• CROSSROADS OF THE REVOLUTION
• NEW JERSEY
• 1787
• 1999
• E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

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

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Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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