Washington 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 April 2, 2007, this coin is the 42nd coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the second quarter released in 2007. Washington, admitted into the Union on November 11, 1889, themed the coin, The Evergreen State. Highlighted on the coin is an image of a salmon breaching the water in front of majestic Mount Rainer. 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

• THE EVERGREEN STATE
• WASHINGTON
• 1889
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
• 2007

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: John Flanagan and William Cousins
Reverse
  • Sculptor: Charles L. Vickers
  • Designer: Susan Gamble

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