25 Cents KM296 Georgia United States
|KM#||296||Dates||1999||Notes||50 State Quarter (Georgia)|
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.
This design features a peach with a small leaf coming off the stem to the left, surrounded by the state outline of Georgia. On either side of this outline is a live oak sprig, representing the state tree of Georgia. Over this whole design is pinned a banner, reading, "WISDOM", "JUSTICE" and "MODERATION" on each of its three sections, reading from left to right. There are two pins holding the banner up, each about a quarter of the way down the coin and equidistant from the vertical center of the coin. At the top of the coin is written "GEORGIA", and just below it, "1788". Between the bottoms of the two oak sprigs is written "1999" and below it in small lettering is written "E PLURIBUS UNUM".