25 Cents KM356 Florida United States
|KM#||356||Dates||2004||Notes||50 State Quarter (Florida)|
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.
To the bottom left of the coin, about one quarter from the bottom, is a Spanish galleon, sailing from left to right. It has four sails, starting at the front with the smallest sail, the next sail a little larger, and the third sail being the largest.Both the second and third sails have masts. On the top of the first mast is a small triangular flag. On the top of the second mast is a crow's nest and above it a small triangular flag. There is a third flag visible just above and behind the third sail. Directly to the right of the galleon along the same horizontal line is a beach with two palm trees on the right. There are some grasses growing around the base of the palm trees. In the bottom right-hand corner of this beach scene is written in tiny lettering the initials "TJF". Below the galleon and beach is written in a straight line "GATEWAY TO DISCOVERY". Below this is written "2004" and at the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM".Flying above the palm trees in an upward direction from right to left is a space shuttle with three thrusters visible at the back and twelve small windows visible along the side. At the top of the coin is written "FLORIDA" and below it is written "1845".