Montana State Quarters


Montana State Quarters are the 41st variety in a series of fifty design changes over a ten year period from 1999 to 2008. This Quarter was released into circulation on January 29, 2007. The Montana quarter was the first issue in 2007. It is a very simple design that features a bison skull as its main device. The quarter also shows a mountain range below the skull.

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 "MONTANA 1889”, "BIG SKY COUNTRY" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" along with the date of 2007.

State: Montana
Nickname: The Treasure State
Ratified on: November 8, 1889
Motto: Gold and Silver
Capital: Helena
Area: 145,556 square miles
Bird: Western Meadowlark
Flower: Bitterroot
Tree: Ponderosa Pine
Designer: Don Everhart
Launch Date: January 29, 2007
Mintages:
Philadelphia -
257,000,000
Denver - 256,240,000
San Francisco (clad proof) - 2,002,812
San Francisco (silver proof) - 1,094,993



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