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Commemorative Quarter
for Nebraska (NE)

The Commemorative State Quarter for Nebraska

Coin Issued: April 3, 2006 - the 2nd coin released in 2006

Statehood: March 1, 1867 - the 37th State

Inscriptions: "Nebraska 1867", "Chimney Rock"

Description: To the left and in the foreground is an ox-drawn covered wagon carrying pioneers with Chimney Rock to the right and in the background. Above the covered wagon is the rising sun. To the lower left is the inscription "Chimney Rock".

Chimney Rock is located in the valley of the North Platte River and is the most famous landmark on the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails. Chimney Rock stands nearly 300 feet (91 m) above the surrounding plain. It is located to the southwest of Bayard (in Morrill County).

At the bottom of the coin is the issue date (2006) 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 Charles Vickers (search the coin for the engraver's initials: 'clv').

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 Nebraska Quarter:

Chimney Rock
E. Pluribus Unum

Obverse Inscriptions:

United States of America
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 Nebraska Quarters Minted:

Denver (D):  276,400,000
Philadelphia (P):  318,000,000
Total:  594,400,000

America-the-Beautiful Quarter Series

The quarter for the Homestead National Monument of America (located west of Beatrice, NE) was issued in 2015, the first coin issued in 2015 and the 26th coin (of 56) in the America-the-Beautiful Quarter series.

The following quarters were issued in 2015: Homestead National Monument of America (Nebraska), Kisatchie National Forest (Louisiana), Blue Ridge Parkway (Virginia, North Carolina & Tennessee), Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (Delaware) & Saratoga National Historical Park (New York).

Quarters Issued in 2006



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