25 Cents KM307 United States
|KM#||307||Dates||2000||Notes||50 State Quarter (South Carolina)|
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.
Around the edge of the coin at the top is written "SOUTH CAROLINA" and below this is written "1788". In the center of the coin is an outline of South Carolina. In the top left-hand corner of the state outline is written in small lettering "THE PALMETTO STATE".Beside it to the left is a lone yellow jessamine flower.Directly below this is a Carolina wren, facing right with tail upright and its head crossing the state line, standing on a vine of yellow jessamine flowers, with two leaves protruding over the state line just below the wren's head.Just to the right of the wren's beak is a solitary star. Immediately to the right of this is a cabbage palmetto tree, the distinctive 'fluffy' appearance of its leaves evident. Below the outline is written "2000" and below this along the edge of the coin is written in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM".