25 Cents KM293 Delaware United States
|KM#||293||Dates||1999||Notes||50 State Quarter (Delaware)|
In the center is a profile of George Washington facing left. He is wear a parliamentary wig tied with a bow at the back. Above him is written "LIBERTY" and below him is written "QUARTER DOLLAR". Below his chin to the left is written "LIBERTY", and to the right of him, starting level with his earlobe, is written in small lettering "IN GOD WE TRUST", with IN and TRUST on their own separate lines. Below this, level with Washington's bow, is the mint mark, either a D, a P or an S.
In the center is a design of Caesar Rodney, President of Delaware during the War of Independence, wearing a wide-brimmed hat and long-tailed coat, riding astride and horse with front legs aloft, the left leg bent back and the right leg outstretched, and tail flying out horizontally to the back, galloping from right to left. Above Rodney's head is written "1787" and above that, along the edge of the coin, is written "DELAWARE". Behind Rodney's back is written "THE FIRST STATE". Below the horse's back hooves is written "1999" and below that in smaller lettering is written "E PLURIBUS UNUM", all on one line.