Virginia 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 October 16, 2000, this is the 10th coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the fifth released in 2000. Virginia, admitted into the Union on June 25, 1788, featured images of Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery which are the three ships that brought the first English settlers to Jamestown. 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• JAMESTOWN 1607-2007
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
- Designer: Edgar Z. Steever