New Jersey State Quarter
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.
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.
CharacteristicsObverse: Features a bust of President George Washington.
Reverse: Depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River.
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- QUARTER DOLLAR
- CROSSROADS OF THE REVOLUTION
- NEW JERSEY
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
- Designer: Alfred Maletsky