25 Cents KM373 Kansas United States
|KM#||373||Dates||2005||Notes||50 State Quarter (Kansas)|
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.
A bison, body facing to the front but with its head turned to the right. Its shaggy forelegs and throat are contrasted with its smooth hindquarters. Its eyes are closed, nostrils flared, and its one visible ear is flopping down. It has two sharp horns pointing upwards. It is standing on a patch of grassland. In the bottom corner of the grass patch is written in tiny lettering "NEN". To its left are three sunflowers, one facing directly forward and the other two angled slightly upward. There are two leaves on the stem of the forward-facing sunflower and there is one leaf of the flower to the back right. At the top of the coin is written "KANSAS" and below it "1861". At the bottom of the coin is written in small lettering "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and above it is written "2005".