Indiana State Quarters
Indiana State Quarters are the 19th variety in a series of fifty design changes over a ten year period from 1999 to 2008. This Quarter was released into circulation on August 2, 2002. The primary images on the reverse are a textured outline of the state and a racecar. Indiana is very well known for the Indianapolis 500. It is the oldest car race in the world, dating back to 1911. The reverse also has nineteen stars arranged in a semi-circle to signify Indiana as the nineteenth state to enter the union.
The obverse of the coin is identical on all coins in this series. It features a portrait of George Washington with the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "QUARTER DOLLAR", "LIBERTY" and "IN GOD WE TRUST" arranged around the portrait.
The reverse of the coin bears the inscriptions "INDIANA 1816", "CROSSROADS OF AMERICA", and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" along with the date of 2002.
Nickname: The Hoosier State
Ratified on: December 11, 1816
Motto: The Crossroads of America
Area: 35,870 square miles
Tree: Tulip Poplar
Designer: Josh Harvey
Launch Date: August 2, 2002
Philadelphia - 362,600,000
Denver - 327,200,000
San Francisco (clad proof) - 3,084,245
San Francisco (silver proof) - 892,229
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