Blind Coin Collector

It's another kind of fun to collect coins if you can't see them.

United States

Denomination Unit dates KM# Notes Obverse Reverse
1 Cent 1839-1857 67 Braided-Hair Cent A profile of Liberty, with hair braided, facing to the left in the middle of the obverse side. She is surrounded by a ring of thirteen stars and has the date printed underneath her. Her crown has the word “LIBERTY” printed on it. The words “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” written in a ring inside the edge. Inside this ring is a laurel wreath, and inside the wreath is written the words “ONE CENT”, each word to its own line.
1 dollar 1888 110 Morgan Dollar In the center is a profile of Liberty, facing left. Her hair is pinned up but also tumbling down her neck. She has a band on her head inscribed with the word “LIBERTY” and there is a wreath of foliage protruded upwards from beneath the band. Above her head, in a half-circle starting level with her eye, are inscribed the words “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”. Below her bust is printed the date. The ring is completed by thirteen stars, seven on the left and six on the right. There is an eagle, clutching an olive branch in its claws, with wings aloft and reaching to the edge of the coin, as though flying. Between its wings is written the words “In God we trust” and it is circled below by a laurel wreath. In a ring around this scene is printed “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” at the top and “ONE DOLLAR” at the bottom, with a star on either side separating these two phrases.
1 Cent 1909 132 Lincoln Wheat Penny Cent A profile of Abraham Lincoln facing to the right, wearing a collared shirt, jacket and bow tie. Above his head is written in small letters “IN GOD WE TRUST”, to his left at neck level is printed the word “LIBERTY” and in front of him below the level of the bow tie is written the year. Flanked on either side by two large ears of wheat. Between the two ears at the top of the coin is written “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”. In the center of the top half of the coin is written in big letters “ONE CENT”, and in the center of the bottom half of the coin is written in smaller letters “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, two words to each line.
5 Cents 1926 134 Buffalo Nickel Right-facing profile of a male Native American, with hair braided to the side and tied with string, and two feathers entwined in the back of his hair. Around the edge of the coin to the right of his forehead is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of his braid, at the base of his neck, is written the year. Profile of a bison, facing to the left, which includes the patch of ground on which it is standing. Above it and around the edge of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”. Below AMERICA in tiny lettering is written the words “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”. Below the bison the phrase “FIVE CENTS” is written on one line.
10 Cents 1944 140 Mercury Dime Liberty, facing to the left and wearing a winged cap, from which a few curls are protruding. The word “LIBERTY” is written in large letters around the top half of the coin, starting at Liberty’s chin and ending at the nape of her neck. The letters E and R in the word are partially obscured by Liberty’s winged cap. To the left of Liberty’s neck is written in small lettering, “IN GOD WE TRUST”. Below the neckline on the right-hand side is written the year. To the right of the bust is printed in tinylettering “AAW”, the initials of the designer. A fasces, a bundle of sticks bound together, stretches from the top to the bottom of the coin. Wound around the fasces is a large olive branch. To the bottom left of the fasces is printed in small lettering “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”. Around the edge of the coin is written “UNITED – STATES – OF – AMERICA” and “ONE DIME”, the two phrases separated by one star on each side.
0.5 Dollars 1942 142 Walking Liberty Half Dollar A design of Liberty walking towards the left. Her head is facing left and her right arm is outstretched with palm facing upwards. She is wearing a long flowing dress and in her left arm she carries a laurel and an oak branch. She is also clutching an American flag, which is blowing behind her to the left. In the lower right of the coin is a sun, with rays extending outward. In a ring along the upper edge of the coin is written in big lettering “LIBERTY”, with the B, E, and R being partially obscured by the flag and branches. To the right of Liberty’s right calf is written “IN GOD WE TRUST”, two words to each line. At the bottom of the coin is written the year. An eagle with wings partially raised, walking towards the left and with an olive branch clutched in his right talons. Above the eagle is written “UNITED – STATES – OF – AMERICA” and beneath the eagle is written “HALF – DOLLAR”. On the left of the coin just below UNITED and above the olive branch is written “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM” in small lettering.
1 Dollar 1922 150 Peace Dollar Liberty in profile facing left with mouth slightly open, hair pinned up with some loose strands blowing to the right, and wearing a crown with rays fanned out towards the edge of the coin. Written around the top edge of the coin in big lettering is “LIBERTY”, with a larger than average space between the I and the B due to the rays of the crown. About two-thirds down the coin is written in a straight line, in small lettering, “IN – GOD – WE TRVST” with the neck of Liberty separating WE and TRVST. Underneath Liberty is written the year. An eagle standing on a rock clutching an olive branch, facing away but with head turned to the right. In the background the rays of the sun can be seen. At the top of the coin is written “UNITED – STATES – OF – AMERICA”. Inside this half-circle is written “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”, with the eagle’s head separating PLURIBUS and UNUM. At the level of the eagle’s tail is written “ONE DOLLAR”, with ONE falling to the left of the eagle and DOLLAR falling to the right of it. At the bottom of the rock is written in small letters “PEACE”.
0.25 Cents 1937 164 Washington Silver Quarter George Washington in profile, facing left. He is wearing a parliamentary wig which is tied at the back. Above him along the edge of the coin is written “LIBERTY”. Below his neck around the bottom edge of the coin is written the year, and below his chin on the left is written in small lettering “IN – GOD – WE TRUST”, with TRUST on its own separate line. In the center there is an eagle facing forward, but with head turned to the left, with wings aloft, clutching a bundle of arrows in its talons and flanked at the bottom by two olive branches which cross at the center. Above the eagle and around the edge of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and in small lettering above the eagle’s head is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, with UNUM on its own separate line. Beneath the olive branches is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. The mint mark is visible just below where the two olive branches cross.
0.5 Dollar 1961 199 Franklin Half Dollar A profile of Benjamin Franklin facing to the right, hair flowing down to his shoulders. Above him is printed the word “LIBERTY” and below him is printed the words “IN GOD WE TRUST”. To the right of his lapel is printed the date. The Liberty Bell, complete with mount, and with both the crack in the bell and the clapper visible. Above the Liberty Bell is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, and below it in larger lettering is printed “HALF DOLLAR”. To the left of the Liberty Bell is printed in small lettering “-E- PLURIBUS ANUM”, each word to its own line. To the right of the Liberty Bell is a small eagle with wings aloft.
half Dollar 1971 202 Kennedy Half Dollar John F. Kennedy in profile, facing to the left, with hair parted on the left-hand side. In large lettering around the top half of the coin is written “LIBERTY”. In a straight line across the bottom quarter of the coin is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with Kennedy’s neck separating IN GOD and WE TRUST. Along the bottom edge of the coin is written the year. In the center is the presidential seal, i.e., and eagle with wings aloft and outspread legs, one set of talons holding an olive branch and one set holding a bundle of thirteen arrows. In front of his torso is a shield. Behind the eagle is a background of sun rays, with thirteen clouds across the top and thirteen stars below them. In its mouth, the eagle is clutching a banner that floats over its head and which reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. This entire insignia is surrounded by a ring of stars. Outside this ring of stars is written at the top of the coin “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom of the coin “HALF DOLLAR”.
1 Dollar 1972 203 Eisenhower Dollar A profile of Eisenhower facing to the left. Above him is written in big letters “LIBERTY” and below him is written, in the same size lettering, the year.Below Eisenhower’s chin on the left is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with TRUST written on its own separate line. An eagle in three-quarter profile swooping down in flight from right to left over the surface of the moon, an olive branch clutched in its talons. Behind the eagle to the top left can be seen the Earth as viewed from the moon. Above the eagle in small lettering is written “E-PLURIBUS-UNUM-“, with UNUM on its own line.Around this insignia is a circle of thirteen stars which start and end at the moon’s surface. Above the circle of stars is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom of the coin is written, in slightly larger lettering, “ONE DOLLAR”.
25 Cents 1976 204 Washington Quarter (Bicentennial) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “1776-1976”. Below his chin to the left is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with TRUST on a separate line. A patriot drummer boy wearing a tricorn hat and button-up collared shirt, with hair tied back into a ponytail and a snare drum held at waist height by over-the-shoulder straps, holding a drum stick in each hand, each drum stick about 45 degrees above horizontal.To the left of his shoulder is a burning liberty torch surrounded by a tight circle of thirteen stars.Above this is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at bottom is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Just below and slightly to the left of the torch is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, with UNUM on a separate line.
50 Cents 1976 205 Kennedy Half Dollar (Bicentennial) John F. Kennedy in profile, facing to the left, with hair parted on the left-hand side. In large lettering around the top half of the coin is written “LIBERTY”, with the B, E, and R slightly obscured by Kennedy’s hair. In a straight line across the bottom quarter of the coin is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with Kennedy’s neck separating IN GOD and WE TRUST. Along the bottom edge of the coin is written “1776-1976”. A detailed picture of the Independence Hall, complete with windows, doors and a clock in the bell tower. Beneath it is written in small lettering “INDEPENDENCE HALL”, to the left of it “200 YEARS OF FREEDOM” over three lines, and to the right of it “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, each word to its own line. In a ring around the top half of the coin is written in bigger lettering “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom is written “HALF DOLLAR”.In a small downward arc above HALF DOLLAR and below INDEPENDENCE HALL are thirteen stars.
1 Dollar 1976 206 Eisenhower Dollar (Bicentennial) A profile of Eisenhower facing to the left. Above him is written in big letters “LIBERTY” and below him is written, in the same size lettering, “1776 – 1976”.Below Eisenhower’s chin on the left is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with TRUST written on its own separate line. Slightly left of center is the Liberty Bell, complete with mount, clapper and the crack on the right hand side of the bell. Behind and above to the right is the moon, with a number of craters visible on its surface. To the right of the bell in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, each word to its own line. Around the top half of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom is written “ONE DOLLAR”. The two phrases are separated by a star on each side.
1 Dollar 1979 207 Susan B. Anthony Dollar Women’s suffrage campaigner Susan B. Anthony in right-facing profile with hair tied up tightly in a large bun, and wearing a shirt with a scalloped collar, fastened in the front with a large, smooth, round brooch. Above her is written “LIBERTY” and below her is written the year. Between these two words are thirtenn stars, seven on the left and six on the right. The six stars on the right are dissected by the words “IN GOD WE TRUST” written in small lettering, two words to each line.The entire design is surrounded by a hendecagon (11-sided equilateral shape) at the edge. An eagle in three-quarter profile swooping down in flight from right to left over the surface of the moon, an olive branch clutched in its talons. Behind the eagle to the top left can be seen the Earth as viewed from the moon. Above the eagle in small lettering is written “E-PLURIBUS-UNUM-“, with UNUM on its own line.Around this insignia is a circle of thirteen stars which start and end at the moon’s surface. Above the circle of stars is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom of the coin is written, in slightly larger lettering, “ONE DOLLAR”.The entire design is surrounded by a hendecagon-shaped edge.
25 Cents 1999 293 50 State Quarter (Delaware) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. In the center is a design of Caesar Rodney, President of Delaware during the War of Independence, wearing a wide-brimmed hat and long-tailed coat, riding astride and horse with front legs aloft, the left leg bent back and the right leg outstretched, and tail flying out horizontally to the back, galloping from right to left. Above Rodney’s head is written “1787” and above that, along the edge of the coin, is written “DELAWARE”. Behind Rodney’s back is written “THE FIRST STATE”. Below the horse’s back hooves is written “1999” and below that in smaller lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, all on one line.
25 Cents 1999 294 50 State Quarter (Pennsylvania) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The coin features a woman draped in a toga with her right arm reaching down to the left and her left arm holding up a Roman standard (staff with an eagle on top) with a garland tied to it. Behind her is the outline of Pennsylvania state. In the top left of this outline is the silhouette of a keystone, in reference to Pennsylvania’s nickname as the “Keystone State”.On the right of the outline of the state, and overlapping it slightly are the three words “VIRTUE”,”LIBERTY” and “INDEPENDENCE”, one underneath the other. At the top of the coin is written “PENNSYLVANIA” and just below it, “1787”. Below the woman’s feet is written “1999” and below that is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, all on one line.
25 Cents 1999 295 50 State Quarter (New Jersey) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A depiction of “Washington Crossing the Delaware”, a painting by Emmanuel Gottlieb Leutze, showing Washington standing at the bow of a boat being rowed from right to left by soldiers from numerous different backgrounds, with James Munroe holding the flag, being blown vigorously to the right, behind Washington.Chunks of ice floating in the river are also depicted in the engraving. Below this design in small lettering is written, in a straight line, “CROSSROADS OF THE REVOLUTION”, with REVOLUTION on its own line. Above the design is written “1787” and above that, “NEW JERSEY”.At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, all on one line, and above it is written “1999”.
25 Cents 1999 296 50 State Quarter (Georgia) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. This design features a peach with a small leaf coming off the stem to the left, surrounded by the state outline of Georgia. On either side of this outline is a live oak sprig, representing the state tree of Georgia. Over this whole design is pinned a banner, reading, “WISDOM”, “JUSTICE” and “MODERATION” on each of its three sections, reading from left to right. There are two pins holding the banner up, each about a quarter of the way down the coin and equidistant from the vertical center of the coin. At the top of the coin is written “GEORGIA”, and just below it, “1788”. Between the bottoms of the two oak sprigs is written “1999” and below it in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.
25 Cents 1999 297 50 State Quarter (Connecticut) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The Charter Oak, a symbol of American independence, with leafless branches outstretched and intertwined on a wide canopy, and the ground beneath it visible. Above it is written “1788” and above that is written “CONNECTICUT”. Below the tree to the left is written in small lettering “THE CHARTER OAK”, with THE on its own line. Below the ground level is written 1999 and below this is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, all on one line.
25 Cents 2000 305 50 State Quarter (Massachusetts) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A Massachusetts military minute man in three-quarter profile facing right, wearing a cloth cap and buttoned-down shirt with sleeves rolled up to the elbows,rifle in hand, and a sack tied closed with string behind him.Behind him is a silhouette of Massachusetts (unlike the other states the outline is filled in), and next to this in the left is written “THE BAY STATE”.Around the top of the coin is written “MASSACHUSETTS” and below it is written “1788”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, all on one line, and above it is written “2000).
25 Cents 2000 306 50 State Quarter (Maryland) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. About a quarter of the way down the coin in two straight lines is the text “THE OLD LINE STATE”, two words to each line. Vertically dissecting these two lines of text is the dome of the Maryland State House. Four sections of the dome are visible. The bottom is a wide octagonal base of which three sides are visible, each side having a window.On top of it is a dome, which also is constructed of eight sides, with three sides visible. On top of the dome is a smaller octagonal column surrounded by a balcony at the bottom and with a window in the center, and this column has a lantern and lightning rod protruding from the top.Above the lightning rod is written “1788” and above that is written “MARYLAND”. Flanking the design on either side are two white oak branches. Between the two branches at the bottom is written “2000” and below this, at the bottom of the coin, is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.
25 2000 307 50 State Quarter (South Carolina) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Around the edge of the coin at the top is written “SOUTH CAROLINA” and below this is written “1788”. In the center of the coin is an outline of South Carolina. In the top left-hand corner of the state outline is written in small lettering “THE PALMETTO STATE”.Beside it to the left is a lone yellow jessamine flower.Directly below this is a Carolina wren, facing right with tail upright and its head crossing the state line, standing on a vine of yellow jessamine flowers, with two leaves protruding over the state line just below the wren’s head.Just to the right of the wren’s beak is a solitary star. Immediately to the right of this is a cabbage palmetto tree, the distinctive ‘fluffy’ appearance of its leaves evident. Below the outline is written “2000” and below this along the edge of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.
25 Cents 2000 308 50 State Quarter (New Hampshire) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Left of center is a depiction of “Old Man of the Mountain”, a rock formation on Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire. A jagged face can be seen facing left. On the rock formation to the right is written “OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN”.To the right of the face is written over three lines “LIVE FREE OR DIE”, with LIVE and FREE on their own lines.Above the face is written “1788” and below it is written “2000”.At the top of the coin is written “NEW HAMPSHIRE” and at the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. These two phrases are connected on the left by an arc of nine stars.
25 Cents 2000 309 50 State Quarter (Virginia) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Sailing across the middle of the coin from left to right are three ships – Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery. These are the three ships carrying the passengers who founded Jamestown. The Susan Constant is the largest and out in front with four sails visible, one of which is rolled up. The Godspeed is next with three sails visible, and behind it is the smallest of the boats, the Discovery, with only two sails visible. All three boats have two masts with flags atop each mast.The sea can be seen below them, although it is cut off in a straight horizontal line three-quarters down the coin. Directly underneath is written in small lettering in a straight line “QUADRICENTENNIAL”. Below this is written “2000” and at the the bottom in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. Above the ships and to the left of the Susan Constant is written over two lines in small lettering “JAMESTOWN 1607-2007”. At the center of the top of the coin is written “VIRGINIA” and below this is written “1788”.
1 Dollar 2000 310 Sacagawea Dollar Sacagawea with back turned but head facing towards the viewer over the right shoulder. Her hair is braided and she has a hooped earring on her right ear. The stitching on the epaulette of her shirt can be seen. Fastened to her back with folds of cloth is her sleeping baby, also with his head turned to the right. Above the baby’s head is written in small letters “IN GOD WE TRUST”, two words to each line. Above Sacagawea’s head is written “LIBERTY” and below her chin on the right is written the year. Below the year is the mint mark, either P, D or S. An eagle in flight from right to left, feet tucked back under tail, with wingtips visible and strong definition in the feathers all over the body. Above its head to the left is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, each word to its own line. Surrounding the eagle in a ring that is intersected by the tips of its wings and its tail, is a constellation of seventeen stars. Above this ring is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and below it is written “ONE DOLLAR”.
25 2001 318 50 State Quarter(New York) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A silhouette of New York state featuring the Hudson River and the Urie canal. Slight obscuring the silhouette to the left is the Statue of Liberty, with the upper part of her pedestal visible. Written on the right-hand side of the silhouette is “GATEWAY TO FREEDOM”, protuding about halfway outside the state outline. Above the Statue of Liberty’s torch is written “NEW YORK” and below it to the right of her torch is written “1788”. Below the statue is written “2001” and at the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. To the left of the words NEW YORK is an arc of four stars, and to the the right of them another seven stars which end at Manhattan island.
25 Cents 2001 319 50 State Quarter (North Carolina) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The Wright Flyer, the first aeroplane, is seen flying with the wing tilted down slightly to the left, with a gap between the aeroplane and the ground below. Wilbur Wright can be seen standing to the right in the foreground, with a rectangular wooden stool in the middle of the foreground. Above the plane is written in a straight line “FIRST FLIGHT”. Around the top edge of the coin is written “NORTH CAROLINA” and underneath it is written “1789”. At the bottom edge of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2001”.
25 Cents 2001 320 50 State Quarter (Rhode Island) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The 1903 America’s Cup winner, the yacht Reliance, sailing diagonally forward from left to right through the choppy waters of Narragansett Bay. The yacht has five sails – one large and one small at the front, and three small at the back. To the right of the yacht is written in small lettering “THE OCEAN STATE”, one word to each line. In the background is the Newport Bridge, one tower visible on either side of the yacht. At the top of the coin is written “RHODE ISLAND”, and below it “1790”. At the bottom of the coin is written “2001” and below it in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.
25 Cents 2001 321 50 State Quarter (Vermont) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A man stands between two leafless Maple trees, tapping syrup from the tree on the right. Both trees have two buckets fastened to them, the left one slightly higher than the right. To the right of the trees is written “FREEDOM AND UNITY”, each word to its own line. In the background to the left, the outline of Vermont’s famous Camel’s Hump mountain is visible. At the top of the coin is written “VERMONT” and just below it, “1791”.Below the man’s feet is written “2001” and below that is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.
25 Cents 2001 322 50 State Quarter (Kentucky) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Federal Hill mansion at a three-quarter angle with both the front and one side of the house visible. The mansion has two floors and an attic, with thirteen windows in the front of the house and ten windows on the side, including the two attic windows.To the right of the house is written “MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME” (including apostrophes),with KENTUCKY and HOME on their own lines. Down the hill and in the foreground to the left is a horse in profile facing right, its mane flopping to the right, and a wooden fence with four horizontal bars in front of it, reaching the top of its legs.Below the fence is written “2001” and at the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. At the top of the coin is written “KENTUCKY” and below it “1792”.
25 2002 331 50 State Quarter (Tennessee) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A guitar on the left, a violin on the right, and a trumpet with the bell facing to the left form a triangle in the center of the coin. Behind the guitar and violin slightly to the right is a music book. To the left of the neck of the guitar, above the valves of the trumpet, and to the right of the violin is one star each (three in total). Across the bottom of the instruments is a banner which says “MUSICAL HERITAGE”. Below the banner is written “2002” and below that is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. At the top of the coin is written “TENNESSEE” and below it is written “1796”.
25 Cents 2002 332 50 State Quarter (Ohio) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The outline of the state of Ohio with a Wright Flyer, flying from left to right away from the viewer with the tail visible, at the upper left of the state outline. Beneath this is written “BIRTHPLACE OF AVIATION PIONEERS”, with BIRTHPLACE and PIONEERS on their own lines. To the right of this caption and obscuring the right border of the outline is a picture of Neil Armstrong standing in an astronaut suit. At the top of the coin is written “OHIO” and below it is written “1803”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2002”.
25 Cents 2002 333 50 State Quarter (Louisiana) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. At the top of the coin is written “LOUISIANA” and below it is written “1812”. Below the year is a trumpet with the bell facing towards the left and four eighth notes coming out on the left. Below this is an outline of the United States with an area in the middle blacked out. Next to this area on the right is written “LOUISIANA PURCHASE”, each word to its own line. In the front on the state line on the left stands a brown pelican with its beak pointed down and tucked close to its neck. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above this is written “2002”.
25 Cents 2002 334 50 State Quarter (Indiana) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. On the right of the coin is a silhouette of the state of Indiana. In front of this on the upper half is an Indy race car driving forwards at an angle of about ten degrees from vertical. The nose of the car is sharply pointed and there is an aerofoil wing at the back of the car, attached to the car at its center. Underneath this car is a star, underneath which is written in a straight line “CROSSROADS OF AMERICA”.There is a ring of seventeen stars starting below the A in CROSSROADS and reaching up to the top of the aerofoil on the car.Next to the wheels of the car on the left is another, slightly larger star. At the top of the coin is written “INDIANA” and below that is written “1816”. At the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above that is written “2002”.
25 Cents 2002 335 50 State Quarter (Mississippi) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. In the middle of the coin are two magnolia flowers, the one on the left facing upward and to the left, the one on the right facing upward and to the right. Both flowers have six petals and a central stamen visible. Around and below the flowers themselves is a cluster of magnolia leaves centered around their stems. To the upper right of the flowers is written in cursive “The Magnolia State”. At the bottom of the coin is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above this is written “2002”. At the top of the coin is written “MISSISSIPPI” and underneath this is written “1817”.
25 Cents 2003 344 50 State Quarter (Alabama) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. This coin features a seated Helen Keller in a wooden chair facing to the right and reading a braille book on her lap. Her hair is pinned up to the side. There is a banner across the bottom of the chair which reads “SPIRIT OF COURAGE”.The legs of the chair are not visible. To the right of Ms Keller is written her name, “HELEN KELLER”, over two lines. Above this is her name written in Braille. She is flanked on the left by longleaf pine branch and on the right by two magnolia sprays emanating from the center in the style of a wreath. At the top of the coin is written “ALABAMA” and below this “1819”. At the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above this “2003”.
25 2003 345 50 State Quarter (Maine) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (located in Bristol, Maine) can be seen on the left-hand side, situated high up on a rocky coastline. Behind it is a small house and what appears to be a fir tree. There are six beams of light being emitted from the lighthouse, three on the left and three on the right. In the bay below can be seen the Victory Chimes, a schooner which was used as a charter ship in Maine for many years. In total four large sails can be seen, one behind the other. The schooner is sailing from left to right, and there are two seagulls flying above it, one directly above it and the other to the right of the sails. At the top of the coin is written “MAINE” and below it is written “1820”. At the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it “2003”.
25 Cents 2003 346 50 State Quarter (Missouri) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Lewis, Clark and York can be seen rowing down the Missouri River in a wooden dugout boat, with the wake of the boat and the oar on the right-had side visible. They are sailing through an avenue of trees on either side of the river bank and towards the Gateway Arch in St Louis, which was completed in 1965. Above the arch is written in a straight line “CORPS OF DISCOVERY” and below this phrase on either side of the arch is written “1804” (on the left) and “2004” (on the right). At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2003”.
25 Cents 2003 347 50 State Quarter (Arkansas) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A side profile of a diamond cut in the traditional round brilliant shape with a shorter, flattened top and longer, pointed bottom half. Flying towards it from right to left is a mallard duck, wings aloft in mid-flight, feet tucked below its body, preparing to land on the lake below. A forest can be seen on the banks of the lake, and the left is a large rice stalk, consisting of about five stems emanating from one join, with some rice grains evident at the top of the stalks.A few limp leaves can also be seen bending from the stalks.At the top of the coin is written “ARKANSAS” and below it, “1836”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it “2003”.
25 Cents 2004 355 50 State Quarter (Michigan) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. An outline of Michigan state including silhouettes of the Great Lakes inside Michigan, surrounded by the outlines of neighbouring Great Lakes (Great Lakes outside of, but close to, Michigan). To the upper right of this is written “GREAT LAKES STATE”, each word to its own line, and each word slightly further right than the previous one. At the top of the coin is written “MICHIGAN” and below it is written “1837”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2004”.
25 Cents 2004 356 50 State Quarter (Florida) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. To the bottom left of the coin, about one quarter from the bottom, is a Spanish galleon, sailing from left to right. It has four sails, starting at the front with the smallest sail, the next sail a little larger, and the third sail being the largest.Both the second and third sails have masts. On the top of the first mast is a small triangular flag. On the top of the second mast is a crow’s nest and above it a small triangular flag. There is a third flag visible just above and behind the third sail. Directly to the right of the galleon along the same horizontal line is a beach with two palm trees on the right. There are some grasses growing around the base of the palm trees. In the bottom right-hand corner of this beach scene is written in tiny lettering the initials “TJF”. Below the galleon and beach is written in a straight line “GATEWAY TO DISCOVERY”. Below this is written “2004” and at the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.Flying above the palm trees in an upward direction from right to left is a space shuttle with three thrusters visible at the back and twelve small windows visible along the side. At the top of the coin is written “FLORIDA” and below it is written “1845”.
25 Cents 2004 357 50 State Quarter (Texas) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A silhouette of Texas state in the center of the coin and superimposed on the right-hand side of the state silhouette is a five-pointed pinwheel star in relief. Written in tiny lettering at the bottom right-hand corner of the state is “NEN”. To the lower left of the state is written “The Lone Star State”, with “The” and “State” on their own lines.At the top of the coin is written “TEXAS” and below this is written “1845”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2004”.Connecting these phrases on either side along the edge of the coin is a lariat rope.
25 2004 358 50 State Quarter (Iowa) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Starting from a quarter of the way up the coin is a scene with rolling hills, a path running along them on either side of the coin. There is a small wooden fence running along the side of the right-hand path. On the left is a school house in three-quarter view. There is a set of steps with a railing across the top platform and a child sitting on the steps on the right-hand side. There is a central door at hte top of the steps and two tall windows on either side. Both the door and windows have pointed eaves above them. Along the side of the school house are three windows in the same style as those on the front. On the roof of the schoolhouse towards the front is a bell tower with a sharp point sticking out the top, perhaps a lightning rod. To the right of this is written over two line “FOUNDATION IN EDUCATION”. Towards the back of the roof is a short chimney. To the right of the schoolhouse in the foreground is a female teacher and three students planting a tree. The teacher is facing forward and has her hair pinned up and is wearing a long-sleeved, ankle-length dress fastened with a belt at the waist. She is holding the hand of the child to her right and her other hand is holding the tree. The child to her right (the viewer’s left) is a small child wearing a simple dress. There is one child kneeling and leaning forward to hold onto the roots of the tree and another child behind him sitting on the ground with legs splayed out on either side. In front of the tree is a small hole in the ground, and beside the hole, a mound of earth. Below this scene on the left is written in tiny lettering “JM” and below to the right is written “GRANT WOOD”. At the top of the coin is written “IOWA” and below this is written “1846”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above this is written “2004”.
25 Cents 2004 359 50 State Quarter (Wisconsin) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. On the left of the coin is a cow facing right in three-quarter view with cow bell hung around its neck, the buckle fastened just below its right ear. On the right is an ear of corn with leaves peeled back. In front on the coin is a round of cheese with a wedge cut out of it. In front of this scene is a banner which reads “FORWARD”. To the bottom right of this banner is written in tiny lettering “AM”. At the top of the coin is written “WISCONSIN” and below it is written “1848”. AT the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2004”.
25 Cents 2005 370 50 State Quarter (California) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. John Muir, early advocate for nature conservation, standing in the Yosemite Valley at lower left. He has a large beard and mustache and is wearing a brimmed hat and suit and carrying a walking stick. He is facing away at a three-quarter angle. There is a small shrub behind him to the left. above this shrub is written “JOHN MUIR”, each word to its own line. Directly to his right is a Californian Condor in flight, the underside of its body visible as it flies upward and to the left. Behind the condor is a rocky outcrop with a few patches of grass scattered around it. Below this is written “YOSEMITE VALLEY”, each word to its own line. At the top of the coin is written “CALIFORNIA” and below it is written “1850”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it, “2005”.
25 2005 371 50 State Quarter (Minnesota) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. On the left is a silhouetter of Minnesota state and printed on top of the silhouette is “LAND OF 10,000 LAKES”, each word to its own line. Behind the state and stretching across the coin to the right is a pine forest ridge. Below the the ridge on the right are two men on a small motorboat facing left, both fishing. The man on the left is standing with his back to the viewer, rod held out to the left. The man on the right is sitting wearing a hat, also with his rod out to the left. Below this and to the left is a common loon, the Minnesota state bird, with a pointy beak and strongly defined feathering, swim from left to right past a small bank covered in grass on its left. The ripple marks from the loons movement surround it in three rings.
25 Cents 2005 372 50 State Quarter (Oregon) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A view of Crater Lake in Oregon from a lower right-hand angle. On the far side of the lake is the sheer rock face of the caldera.Above this is written in a straight line “CRATER LAKE” Close to the rock face on the left-hand side is Wizard Island, a small cinder cone located in the lake. In the foreground is a forest of pines lining the bank of the lake. There two trees in front on these. The right-hand tree stretches up to the top of the coin and the left-hand tree is about half the height of its neighbor.To the right of the taller tree is written in tiny lettering “DW”. At the bottom of the coin os written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2005”.
25 Cents 2005 373 50 State Quarter (Kansas) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A bison, body facing to the front but with its head turned to the right. Its shaggy forelegs and throat are contrasted with its smooth hindquarters. Its eyes are closed, nostrils flared, and its one visible ear is flopping down. It has two sharp horns pointing upwards. It is standing on a patch of grassland. In the bottom corner of the grass patch is written in tiny lettering “NEN”. To its left are three sunflowers, one facing directly forward and the other two angled slightly upward. There are two leaves on the stem of the forward-facing sunflower and there is one leaf of the flower to the back right. At the top of the coin is written “KANSAS” and below it “1861”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2005”.
25 Cents 2005 374 50 State Quarter (West Virginia) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The New River Gorge Bridge, a steel arch bridge which crosses the New River near Fayetteville,West Virginia can be seen spanning between the two banks of the river.Its frame consists of many steel poles forming the top road and the supporting arch in a zigzag pattern. A large hill can be seen in the back, sloping from left to right. In the foreground is the river, on the banks of which are a number of small shrubs. This is cut off in a straight horizontal line about a quarter of the way from the bottom of the coin. Above the cut-off line is written “NEW RIVER GORGE” and to the right “JM”. At the top of the coin is written “WEST VIRGINIA” and below it “1863”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2005”.
25 2006 382 50 State Quarter (Nevada) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Three horses galloping. The horse in front and to the left is galloping forward towards the viewer, front legs straightened and in the air, its mane and tail flying in the wind. The second horse is running from right to left, front legs bent and with the back right leg pushing off the ground, mane tousled and tail hanging low. The third horse is also running from right to left but in a backwards direction. It is pushing off its front legs as it runs forward with back legs straightened and off the ground, tail and mane flying backwards.Behind it is a range of mountains behind which the rising sun is emanating its bright rays.On the left and the right sides of the coin are branches of sagebrush, with leaves and flowers coming off of the stems. In the front of the first horse and concealing its back legs is a banner which reads “THE SILVER STATE”. At the top of the coin is written “NEVADA” and below it is written “1864”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2006”.
25 Cents 2006 383 50 State Quarter (Nebraska) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. On the right is Chimney Rock in Western Nebraska, a rock formation which rises to a sharp point almost like a needle. Below this on the left is written “CHIMNEY ROCK”. Passing the rock on the lower left in a forward direction from left to right is a pilgrim family in a covered ox wagon being pulled by two oxen. There is a man to the left driving the oxen with a long stick. He is wearing a straw hat, dungarees, and a long-sleeved shirt. On the wagon is sitting a young girl and her mother. Both are wearing dresses, hat and travelling capes. Behind the family is a sun with sixteen thin rays emanating from it. To the upper right of the sun are two small clouds.The scene is cut off about one quarter from the bottom of the coin. Just below this cut-off to the right is written in tiny lettering “CLV”. At the top of the coin is written “NEBRASKA” and below is written “1867”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2006”.
25 Cents 2006 384 50 State Quarter (Colorado) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Longs Peak, a famous mountain in Colorado is shown in stark with a forest of pines growing at its base.Below this scene is a banner reading “COLORFUL COLORADO”. At the top of the coin is written “COLORADO” and below it is written “1876”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2006”.
25 Cents 2006 385 50 State Quarter (North Dakota) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. Two bison in profile grazing on the badlands. The front bison, facing left, has its head bowed low as it nibbles on the grass. There is another bison further left and behind the first galloping to the left. Behind them rises a rock formation, rectangular in shape. To the top left is a rising sun with nine thin rays shining outward. At the top of coin is written “NORTH DAKOTA” and below it is written “1889”. At the bottom of the coin is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2006”.
25 Cents 2006 386 50 State Quarter (South Dakota) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. The four heads of Mount Rushmore with a ring-necked pheasant flying overhead and wheat flanking it on both sides. On the far left of Mount Rushmore is George Washington, facing to the left at a three-quarter angle and wearing a collared shirt and jacket. Beside him is Thomas Jefferson,looking outward to the right.To his right to Teddy Roosevelt, with an impressive mustache and wearing spectacles. On the far right is Abraham Lincoln, looking to the left.The ring-necked pheasant above is flying upward from right to left, wings outspread to each side and long tail trailing behind. At the top of the coin is written “SOUTH DAKOTA” and below it is written “1889”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it, “2006”.
25 Cents 2007 396 50 State Quarter (Montana) A bison skull facing downward with horns pointing up in a gentle curve. To the right of this is written “BIG SKY COUNTRY”, each word to its own line.Below the skull to the left is a range of mountains at the base of which flows the strong current of the Missouri river, with huge swells visible near the bank. To the far right is written in tiny lettering “DE”. At the top of the coin is written “MONTANA” and below it is written “1889”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it, “2007”.
25 Cents 2007 397 50 State Quarter (Washington) On the left, a salmon leaping up out of a lake, facing right with tail curved below it and mouth open as though about to catch a fly. The water below and to the right of its tail is splashing up. Behind the salmon to the left is Mount Rainier, the volcano situated south of Seattle, with deep pockmarks evidencing its volcanic origins, surrounded by a forest of pine trees at its base.Below the forest is written “THE EVERGREEN STATE”, with STATE on its own line. On the far right, as the the border between forest and lake, is written in tiny lettering “CLV”.At the top of the coin is written “WASHINGTON” and below it is written “1889”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it, “2007”.
25 Cents 2007 398 50 State Quarter (Idaho) A Peregrine falcon in right-facing profile, with its sharply curved beak opened slightly as though it were about to cry out.Its neck and part of its wing can be seen, with the feathering on the wing being particularly defined.Below its beak is written “ESTO PERPETUA”, each word to its own line, and to the lower left of this is a silhouette of Idaho state with the outline in relief and a five-pointed star near the bottom left-hand corner of the state representing the location of the Idaho capital city, Boise. At the top of the coin is written “IDAHO” and below it is written “1890”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2007”.
25 2007 399 50 State Quarter (Wyoming) The silhouette of a cowboy on a bucking bronco. The cowboy has his left hand on the saddle and his right hand in the air, holding his hat aloft. The bronco is facing to the right, head down and back legs in the air with the tail partially flicked up by the action.To the right of the cowboy is written, one word to each line, “THE EQUALITY STATE”. Below and to the right of the horse’s head is written in tiny lettering “NEN”. At the top of the coin is written “WYOMING” and below it is written “1890”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it, “2007”.
25 Cents 2007 400 50 State Quarter (Utah) In the center, a large picture of the Golden Spike, which ceremoniously joined the Transcontinental Railroad in Utah. Below this spike are two trains facing each other on a railroad. Both are steam trains, the one on the left having a front chimney which is wide at the top, like a funnel, whereas the train on right has a narrow front chimney. Both trains have cow catchers at the front.Below the railway line to the right is written in tiny lettering “JFM”. In the background is a range of mountains, with two peaks visible. Below the head of the nail, written in a straight line, is “CROSSROADS OF THE WEST”, with the spike separating CROSSROADS and OF. At the top of the coin is written “UTAH” and below it, “1896”.At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2007”.
1 Dollar 2007 401 Presidential Dollar (George Washington) Bust of George Washington in three-quarter view, facing to the left, wearing a parliamentary wig and a high-collared shirt and jacket. He is looking straight ahead with quite a severe expression on his face. In the bottom right-hand corner of his jacket collar is written in tiny lettering “JFM”. At the top of the coin is written “GEORGE WASHINGTON” and at the bottom of the coin is written “1st PRESIDENT 1789 – 1797”. On all presidential dollars, the Statue of Liberty in left-facing three-quarter profile, viewed from below. The folds of her robe are in stark relief and she is holding a book in her left hand (on the book is written in tiny lettering “DE”) and the liberty torch aloft in her right hand. Just to the left of Liberty’s armpit is written “$1”. A circle surrounds the statue, dissected by the torch on the left and the book on the right. Outside of this circle, starting from Liberty’s torso on the left, is written in a ring “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”. This is bissected by the flame of the torch between STATES and OF.
1 Dollar 2007 402 Presidential Dollar (John Adams) John Adams in three-quarter profile facing right, with curly medium-length hair slicked back over the top of his head and also slicked back from his temples. He is wearing a ruffled shirt, waistcoat and high-collared jacket with a contrasting edging. The top button of both the jacket and the waistcoat can be seen on the left. ON his shoulder to the left is written “JI” and on the right-hand side is written in tiny lettering on his collar “GLV”. At the top of the coin is written “JOHN ADAMS”. At the bottom of the coin is written “2nd PRESIDENT 1797 – 1801”.
1 Dollar 2007 403 Presidential Dollar (Thomas Jefferson) Thomas Jefferson with shoulders in three-quarter profile facing right but with head turned to face forward.He has bushy eyebrows, a short fringe and hair growing down to the nape of his neck. He is wearing a neck cloth and a high-collared jacket. On his lapel to the right is written in tiny lettering “JFM”. At the top of the coin is written “THOMAS JEFFERSON” and at the bottom of the coin is written “3rd PRESIDENT 1801 – 1809”.
1 Dollar 2007 404 Presidential Dollar (James Madison) James Madison in three-quarter profile with eyes looking directly at the viewer. Wavy chin-length hair swept back to reveal two widow’s peaks in his hairline. He is wearing a neck cloth and high-collared coat,one button of which is visible, and the ruffles of his shirt can just be seen above the cut-off point for the bust. At his lapel on the left is written in tiny lettering “JI” and on his lapel on the right is written in tiny lettering “DE”. At the top of the coin is written “JAMES MADISON” and at the bottom of the coin is written “4th PRESIDENT 1809 – 1817”.
25 Cents 2008 421 50 State Quarter (Oklahoma) A scissor-tailed flycatcher flying upward from left to right, with a plump body, outstretched wings and its long, forked tail of feathers trailing behind it. Below it to the right are three Indian blanketflower heads, the leftmost one facing upward, the middle one, the largest, tilted slightly forward and the last one tilted further forward. Below the middle flower is written in tiny lettering “PH”. Behind the flycatcher’s tail on the left are some Indian blanketflower plants, with flowers facing right and most leaves pointing upward. Between the two forks of the flycatcher’s tail can be seen a small flower bud. At the top of the coin is written “OKLAHOMA” and below it is written “1907”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2008”.
25 Cents 2008 422 50 State Quarter (New Mexico) A silhouette of New Mexico in relief, with the Zia Sun symbol, a sacred symbol of the Zia people of southern New Mexico, covering it near the top. The Zia sun symbol has a circle cut out of its centre and from this circle radiate rays in four directions – up, down, left and right. Each group consists of four rays, rounded at the ends, with the two middle rays being slightly longer than the outer rays. Each of these groups look almost like the four fingers of a hand. Inside the bottom right-had corner of the state is written in tiny lettering “DE”. Around the bottom left-hand corner of the state is written “LAND OF ENCHANTMENT”, one word to each line. At the top of the coin is written “NEW MEXICO” and below it is written “1912”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, and above it, “2008”.
25 Cents 2008 423 50 State Quarter (Arizona) An overhead view of the Grand Canyon with the sun rising in the distance, emitting nine pointed rays. Below this depiction is a banner which reads “GRAND CANYON STATE”. In the foreground are a number of small desert plants, notably small cacti and tumbleweeds. To the right of these is a large saguaro cactus with two lower arms reaching out on either side and a smaller arm higher up on the left. Directly below this cactus is written in tiny lettering “JFM”. In the background to the right can be seen more distant saguaros, five in total. The three on the right have already begun to produce arms. At the top of the coin is written “ARIZONA” and below it, “1912”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2008”.
25 Cents 2008 424 50 State Quarter (Alaska) A grizzly bear with a salmon caught in its jaws lumbers through the rapids below a waterfall. The grizzly bear is balancing on its back legs with its forelegs raised slightly, at a three-quarter angle facing from left to right, but to head turned to the front and down.Its left front paw is raised up and curled inward, with the claws visible. In its jaws is a salmon, facing from left to right and flopping down. Water is splashing up around the bear on all sides and a waterfall can be seen in the background to the left. A pine branch can be seen hanging over the river at the top of the waterfall. Next the bear to the right is written “THE GREAT LAND” and below the bear’s paw to the right is written in tiny lettering “CLV”. At the top of the coin is written “ALASKA” with a five-pointed star flanking it to the right and below it is written “1959”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it is written “2008”.
25 Cents 2008 425 50 State Quarter (Hawaii) On the right a statue of King Kamehameha the first in left-facing profile. He is wearing a helmet with a large crest, a cape, a the Sacred Sash of Liloa. His left hand holds a tall spear close to his body and his right hand is outstretched to the left, palm upwards with all digits except thumb and forefinger curled in. His right foot can be seen in profile and his right leg is carrying his weight, the left is a step back and poised on its toes as the though the king is about to take a step forward.To the right of his left foot is written in tiny lettering “DE”. Below his right arm and stretching out past it is a sihouette of the islands of Hawaii. Below these islands is written over three lines the state motto, “UA MAU KE EA O KA ‘ĀINA I KA PONO” (roughly translated as “The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness”). At the top of the coin is written “HAWAII” and below it is written “1959”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and above it, “2008”.
1 Dollar 2008 426 Presidential Dollar (James Monroe) James Monroe is three-quarter profile facing to the right, with gaze also falling to the right and not in the direction of the viewer. He has a cleft in his chin and short wavy hair which appears as though it is being blown back by the wind. He is wearing a neck cloth and high-collared jacket. On his collar to the right is written in tiny lettering “JFM”. At the top of the coin is written “JAMES MONROE” and at the bottom of the coin is written “5th PRESIDENT 1817 – 1825”.
1 Cent 2009 442 Bicentennial Lincoln Cent (Formative Years in Indiana) A profile of Abraham Lincoln facing to the right, wearing a collared shirt, jacket and bow tie. Above his head is written in small letters “IN GOD WE TRUST”, to his left at neck level is printed the word “LIBERTY” and in front of him below the level of the bow tie is written the year, and below the year is the mint mark. A yound adult Lincoln, at a three-quarter angle facing left, sitting on a log reading a book. His hair is short and a little unkempt and he is wearing a collared shirt with sleeves rolled up and trousers which are tucked into his knee-high buttoned boots and held up by suspenders over his shoulders. A handkerchief is sticking out of his back pockets. The log on which he is sitting has a split which reaches just past the center of the log. Further down the log to the left is a large spike driven into the log and leaning on the log beside Lincoln on the left is an anvil which would no doubt be used to hit the spike. To the left of Lincoln is written “ONE CENT”, each word to its own line.Just below the far right end of the log is written in tiny lettering “CLV”. At the top of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, and at the bottom is written “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”.
1 Dollar 2009 455 Louis Braille Birth Bicentennial Dollar Louis Braille facing forward with short wavy hair swept back from his forehead and wearing a neck cloth, a waistcoat with one button visible at the top, and a jacket on top. He has a pronounced brow bone and high cheekbones. On his lapel to the left is written in tiny lettering “JI” and on his lapel to the right is written in tiny lettering “PH”. Below the cut-off of his bust is written “LOUIS BRAILLE”.Above this writing on the left side is written “1809”, the date of his birth, and above it on the right side is written “2009”. Below this in tiny lettering is the mint mark. To the right of Braille’s ear is written over two lines in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”. Around the edge of teh coin in big lettering, and partially obscured by the top of Braille’s head, is the word “LIBERTY”. In the foreground a table with an open book on it and seated at the table to the right is a young boy wearing a t-shirt and reading the Braille book. Behind the boy to the left is a two-tiered bookshelf filled with books. Across the top of the bookshelf is written “INDEPENDENCE”. Behind the boy’s head is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and in tiny lettering behind his chair is written “JFM”. Above the book shelf is written in braille the abbreviation for “braille”, BRL. At the top of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom of the coin is written “ONE DOLLAR”.
25 Cents 2009 466 DC and Territories Quarter (Northern Mariana Islands) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. A latte (pillar with a hemisphere, flat side facing upward, on top) on a beach dotted with palm trees on the left. In the sea to the right of this is a crew sailing from right to left in a proa, a Carolian canoe which has a crab claw sail and two hulls, the main hull where the crew stands, and a windward hull which is shorter and narrower and attached to the side of the main hull. Think of an unbalanced catamaran. There are three people on the proa, the one on the left holding a long stick or spear which is aimed downwards into the water, the one to his right simply standing and looking out from the boat, and the one on the far right controlling the sail. Above and to the left of the proa are two white fairy terns flying from right to left, viewed from above. They have short forked tails and sharp beaks as well as a long wingspan relative to the size of their bodies. The one on the right is closer (i.e., larger) than the one on the left. In an arc below this scene is a mwar, or Carolinian lei, consisting of four different flowers: plumeria, ylang ylang, peacock flowers and Pacific basil.Around the top half of the coin is written “NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS”. At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering “E PLURIBUS UNUM 2009”.
25 Cents 2011 496 America the Beautiful Quarter (Olympic National Park) In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. Below his chin to the left is written “LIBERTY”, and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington’s bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S. In the foreground a stag standing on a river bank with its two front hooves in the water. It is turned from left to right with its head turned face to the near right, its huge horns sweeping up behind it. The river bends and then curves out of sight behind the stag’s head.On its banks it is lining with pebbles. On the banks of the river are pine trees as well as a few fallen branches and rocks. In the distance in the background is a mountain range pine trees growing on its lower slopes. This whole scene is encased in a circle (a small piece of which is cut off horizontally at the bottom to make way for the date). Outside this circle at the top is written “OLYMPIC”. At the bottom of the coin is written “2011”. To the left of it in small lettering is written “WASHINGTON” and to the right of it in small lettering is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.
half cent 1800-1808 33 Draped Bust Half Cent Liberty in profile facing right, with her curly hair down and being blown backwards by the wind. She is wearing a cloth draped across her chest. At the top of the coin is written “LIBERTY” and at the bottom of the coin is written the year. In the center of the coin is written “HALF CENT”, one word to each line. Around this is a laurel wreath, which is tied with a ribbon in a bow at the bottom of the wreath. Between the two ends of the ribbon falling down below the wreath, is a fraction, either “1/100” or “1/200”. Starting to the left of this and forming a ring around the entire coin is the writing “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”.
10 Cents 2003 195a Roosevelt Dime A profile of Roosevelt, facing left. He has short hair and, hair combed back. a slightly off-center parting. He has crow’s feet at the corner of his eye, smile lines, and pronounced chin dent hollows in his temples and below his cheek bone, showing his age. Starting level with his mouth is written in large letters in a clockwise direction “LIBERTY”. Below his chin is written over thwo lines “IN GOD WE TRUST”. Along the edge of his neckline on the right is written in tiny lettering “JS” and above it to the right is printed the year. Above the year is printed the mint mark. In the center, the liberty torch, and on either side, an olive branch with two olives growing out (on the left) and an oak branch with two acorns growing out(on the right). Written between the lower third of these three objects in small lettering is “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”, dissected by the olive branch between PLU and RIB, by the torch between RIB and US, and by the oak branch between U and NUM. Around the top of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom is written “ONE DIME”. There are round bullet points separating these two phrases, one on each side.
1 Cent 1999 201B Bicentennial Lincoln Cent (Lincoln Memorial) A profile of Abraham Lincoln facing to the right, wearing a collared shirt, jacket and bow tie. Above his head is written in small letters “IN GOD WE TRUST”, to his left at neck level is printed the word “LIBERTY” and in front of him below the level of the bow tie is written the year, and below the year is the mint mark. The Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC viewed from the front with the statue of Lincoln vaguely visible in the center of the twelve Doric columns.Decorative details of the friezes on the monument and also visible. At either side of the base of the stairs in front of the monument is a Greek urn.To the bottom right of the monument is written in tiny lettering “FG”.Above the monument is written in small lettering “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM -“, with UNUM on its own line. At the top of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, and at the bottom of the coin is written in big lettering “ONE CENT”.
1 Cent 1951 A132 Lincoln Wheat Penny Cent (Resumed edition) A profile of Abraham Lincoln facing to the right, wearing a collared shirt, jacket and bow tie. Above his head is written in small letters “IN GOD WE TRUST”, to his left at neck level is printed the word “LIBERTY” and in front of him below the level of the bow tie is written the year. Flanked on either side by two large ears of wheat. Between the two ears at the top of the coin is written “E – PLURIBUS – UNUM”. In the center of the top half of the coin is written in big letters “ONE CENT”, and below this is written in smaller letters “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, two words to each line.
25 Cent 1978 A164a Washington Quarter In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written “LIBERTY” and below him is written the year. Below his chin to the left is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with TRUST on a separate line. In the center there is an eagle facing forward, but with head turned to the left, with wings aloft, clutching a bundle of arrows in its talons and flanked at the bottom by two olive branches which cross at the center. Above the eagle and around the edge of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and in small lettering above the eagle’s head is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, with UNUM on its own separate line. Beneath the olive branches is written “QUARTER DOLLAR”. The mint mark is visible just below where the two olive branches cross.
5 Cents 1988 A192 Jefferson Nickel (Post-war) Thomas Jefferson in profile facing left. His curly hair is long and tied using a thick strip of cloth at the back. He is wearing a jacket with a wide collar over the top of which a tiny section of his neck cloth can be seen. Just below the cut-off of the bust on the right is written in tiny lettering “FS”. Around the left edge of the coin is written “IN GOD WE TRUST”, and around the right edge is written “LIBERTY * (year)”. Below this a upright is the mint mark. Monticello, Jefferson’s neoclassical Virginia residence, stretches across the middle of the coin. It is entirely symmetrical. The central section has stairs leading up to it (the detail of this on postwar coins is more defined), four pillars, a central door and two large windows on either side. This section is topped with a dome which has three circular windows around it. There are three rectangular sections to either side of the central dome, each exactly matching its corresponding section on the opposite side. The outermost sections also have their own set of steps leading to a door. Below the house is written in a straight line “MONTICELLO”. At the top of the coin is written “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. At the bottom of the coin is written “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and above it, “FIVE CENTS”.
half Dollar 1990 A202b Kennedy Half Dollar (Regular design resumed) John F. Kennedy in profile, facing to the left, with hair parted on the left-hand side. In large lettering around the top half of the coin is written “LIBERTY”. In a straight line across the bottom quarter of the coin is written in small lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST”, with Kennedy’s neck separating IN GOD and WE TRUST. Along the bottom edge of the coin is written the year. In the center is the presidential seal, i.e., and eagle with wings aloft and outspread legs, one set of talons holding an olive branch and one set holding a bundle of thirteen arrows. In front of his torso is a shield. Behind the eagle is a background of sun rays, with thirteen clouds across the top and thirteen stars below them. In its mouth, the eagle is clutching a banner that floats over its head and which reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. This entire insignia is surrounded by a ring of stars. Outside this ring of stars is written at the top of the coin “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and at the bottom of the coin “HALF DOLLAR”.

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