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The Commemorative State Quarter for Montana

Coin Issued: January 29, 2007 - the 1st coin released in 2007

Statehood: November 8, 1889 - the 41st State

Inscriptions: "Montana 1889", "Big Sky Country"

Description: With a nod to its American Indian tribes and the state's vast landscape, this coin has a Bison Skull floating over the Montana landscape.

At the bottom of the coin is the issue date (2007) and the motto "E Pluribus Unum". The motto is Latin for "Out of Many, One", recognizing that out of the many colonies (or states) emerged a single nation.

Engravers: The Reverse design (the tail or State-side of the Quarter) was created by Don Everhart (search the coin for the engraver's initials: 'de').

The original Observe design (the front or Washington-side of the Quarter) was created by John Flanagan and first appeared in 1932. For the 50 State Quarters series, Flanagan's design was modified by William Cousins: the portrait of Washington was slightly reduced to accomodate the moving of the legends from the Reverse to the Obverse.

Reverse Inscriptions for the Montana Quarter:

Montana
Big Sky Country
1889
2007
E. Pluribus Unum

Obverse Inscriptions:

United States of America
Liberty
In God We Trust
Quarter Dollar

Coin Specifications:

Weight:  0.182 troy ounce [5.670 g]
Diameter:  0.955 in [24.26 mm]
Thickness:  0.069 in [1.75 mm]
Edge:  Reeded with 119 reeds.
Composition:  Cupro-Nickel Clad (91.67% Copper, 8.33% Nickel)

Number of Montana Quarters Minted:

Denver (D):  256,240,000
Philadelphia (P):  257,000,000
 
Total:  513,240,000

America-the-Beautiful Quarter Series

The quarter for Glacier National Park (located in northwest Montana) was issued in 2011, the second coin issued in 2011 and the 7th coin (of 56) in the America-the-Beautiful Quarter series.

The following quarters were issued in 2011: Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania), Glacier National Park (Montana), Olympic National Park (Washington), Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi) & Chickasaw National Recreation Area (Oklahoma).

Quarters Issued in 2007

Montana
(MT)
Washington
(WA)
Idaho
(ID)
Wyoming
(WY)
Utah
(UT)
 
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