25 Cents KM320 United States
|KM#||320||Dates||2001||Notes||50 State Quarter (Rhode Island)|
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 1903 America's Cup winner, the yacht Reliance, sailing diagonally forward from left to right through the choppy waters of Narragansett Bay. The yacht has five sails - one large and one small at the front, and three small at the back. To the right of the yacht is written in small lettering "THE OCEAN STATE", one word to each line. In the background is the Newport Bridge, one tower visible on either side of the yacht. At the top of the coin is written "RHODE ISLAND", and below it "1790". At the bottom of the coin is written "2001" and below it in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM".