Washington State Quarters


Washington State Quarters are the 42nd variety in a series of fifty design changes over a ten year period from 1999 to 2008. This Quarter was released into circulation on April 2, 2007. The Washington quarter is the second release in 2007 and features a king salmon leaping from a lake. Mount Rainer is depicted in the background of the coin as well.

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 "WASHINGTON 1889”, "THE EVERGREEN STATE" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" along with the date of 2007.

State: Washington
Nickname: The Evergreen State
Ratified on: November 11, 1889
Motto: By and By
Capital: Olympia
Area: 66,582 square miles
Bird: Willow Goldfinch
Flower: Western Rhododendron
Tree: Western Hemlock
Designer: Charles Vickers
Launch Date: April 2, 2007
Mintages:
Philadelphia -
265,200,000
Denver - 280,000,000
San Francisco (clad proof) - 2,002,812
San Francisco (silver proof) - 1,094,993



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