Vermont State Quarters


Vermont State Quarters are the 14th 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 6, 2001. The reverse of the coin shows an individual harvesting sap from sugar maple trees in order to make maple syrup. Two things Vermont is well known for are Maple Syrup and skiing. The quarter also shows Camel's Hump Mountain in the background.

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 "VERMONT 1791", "FREEDOM AND UNITY", and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" along with the date of 2001.

State: Vermont
Nickname: The Green Mountain State
Ratified on: March 4, 1791
Motto: Freedom and Unity
Capital: Montpelier
Area: 9,249 square miles
Bird: Hermit Thrush
Flower: Red Clover
Tree: Sugar Maple
Designer: T. James Farrell
Launch Date: August 6, 2001
Mintages:
Philadelphia -
423,400,000
Denver - 459,404,000
San Francisco (clad proof) - 3,094,140
San Francisco (silver proof) - 889,697



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