25 Cents KM295 New Jersey United States
|KM#||295||Dates||1999||Notes||50 State Quarter (New Jersey)|
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.
A depiction of "Washington Crossing the Delaware", a painting by Emmanuel Gottlieb Leutze, showing Washington standing at the bow of a boat being rowed from right to left by soldiers from numerous different backgrounds, with James Munroe holding the flag, being blown vigorously to the right, behind Washington.Chunks of ice floating in the river are also depicted in the engraving. Below this design in small lettering is written, in a straight line, "CROSSROADS OF THE REVOLUTION", with REVOLUTION on its own line. Above the design is written "1787" and above that, "NEW JERSEY".At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM", all on one line, and above it is written "1999".