25 Cents KM344 United States
|KM#||344||Dates||2003||Notes||50 State Quarter (Alabama)|
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 coin features a seated Helen Keller in a wooden chair facing to the right and reading a braille book on her lap. Her hair is pinned up to the side. There is a banner across the bottom of the chair which reads "SPIRIT OF COURAGE".The legs of the chair are not visible. To the right of Ms Keller is written her name, "HELEN KELLER", over two lines. Above this is her name written in Braille. She is flanked on the left by longleaf pine branch and on the right by two magnolia sprays emanating from the center in the style of a wreath. At the top of the coin is written "ALABAMA" and below this "1819". At the bottom of the coin in small lettering is written "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and above this "2003".