Virginia 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 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
• LIBERTY
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• QUARTER DOLLAR

Reverse Inscriptions

• JAMESTOWN 1607-2007
• VIRGINIA
• 1788
• 2000
• E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
Reverse
  • Designer: Edgar Z. Steever

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Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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