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The Commemorative State Quarter for Nevada

Coin Issued: January 31, 2006 - the 1st coin released in 2006

Statehood: October 31, 1864 - the 36th State

Inscriptions: "Nevada 1864", "The Silver State"

Description: Featured are three wild stallions, with the sun rising behind snow-capped mountains in the background. Below the stallions is a banner bearing the words: "The Silver State". Branches of Sagebrush are on the left and right sides of the coin.

Nevada's State Flower is the Sagebrush.

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 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 Nevada Quarter:

Silver State
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 Nevada Quarters Minted:

Denver (D):  312,800,000
Philadelphia (P):  277,000,000
Total:  589,800,000

America-the-Beautiful Quarter Series

The quarter for the Great Basin National Park (located east of Ely, NV) was issued in 2013, the third coin issued in 2013 and the 18th coin (of 56) in the America-the-Beautiful Quarter series.

The following quarters were issued in 2013: White Mountain National Forest (New Hampshire), Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial (Ohio), Great Basin National Park (Nevada), Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (Maryland) & Mount Rushmore National Memorial (South Dakota).

Quarters Issued in 2006



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