25 Cents KM370 California United States
|KM#||370||Dates||2005||Notes||50 State Quarter (California)|
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.
John Muir, early advocate for nature conservation, standing in the Yosemite Valley at lower left. He has a large beard and mustache and is wearing a brimmed hat and suit and carrying a walking stick. He is facing away at a three-quarter angle. There is a small shrub behind him to the left. above this shrub is written "JOHN MUIR", each word to its own line. Directly to his right is a Californian Condor in flight, the underside of its body visible as it flies upward and to the left. Behind the condor is a rocky outcrop with a few patches of grass scattered around it. Below this is written "YOSEMITE VALLEY", each word to its own line. At the top of the coin is written "CALIFORNIA" and below it is written "1850". At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and above it, "2005".