New Jersey State Quarter
Production Process: Circulating
Coin Type: Circulating
Authorized Mintage Maximum: N/A
Approval Date: 12/01/1997
Coin CharacteristicsObverse 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
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• QUARTER DOLLAR
Reverse Inscriptions• CROSSROADS OF THE REVOLUTION
• NEW JERSEY
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
- Designer: Alfred Maletsky