25 Cents KM294 Pennsylvania United States
|KM#||205||Dates||1999||Notes||50 State Quarter (Pennsylvania)|
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.
The coin features a woman draped in a toga with her right arm reaching down to the left and her left arm holding up a Roman standard (staff with an eagle on top) with a garland tied to it. Behind her is the outline of Pennsylvania state. In the top left of this outline is the silhouette of a keystone, in reference to Pennsylvania's nickname as the "Keystone State".On the right of the outline of the state, and overlapping it slightly are the three words "VIRTUE","LIBERTY" and "INDEPENDENCE", one underneath the other. At the top of the coin is written "PENNSYLVANIA" and just below it, "1787". Below the woman's feet is written "1999" and below that is written in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM", all on one line.