North Dakota 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 28, 2006, this is the 39th coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the fourth released in 2006. North Dakota, admitted in the Union on Novermber 2, 1889, themed the coin, Badlands with Bison. It highlights a pair of grazing American bison in the foreground, a sunset view of the rugged buttes and canyons that symbolize the State’s Badlands region. President William J. Clinton was President 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

• NORTH DAKOTA
• 1889
• 2006
• E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
Reverse
  • Sculptor: Donna Weaver, Artistic Infusion Program
  • Designer: Stephen Clark

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