25 Cents KM496 Olympic National Park United States
|KM#||496||Dates||2011||Notes||America the Beautiful Quarter (Olympic National Park)|
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.
In the foreground a stag standing on a river bank with its two front hooves in the water. It is turned from left to right with its head turned face to the near right, its huge horns sweeping up behind it. The river bends and then curves out of sight behind the stag's head.On its banks it is lining with pebbles. On the banks of the river are pine trees as well as a few fallen branches and rocks. In the distance in the background is a mountain range pine trees growing on its lower slopes. This whole scene is encased in a circle (a small piece of which is cut off horizontally at the bottom to make way for the date). Outside this circle at the top is written "OLYMPIC". At the bottom of the coin is written "2011". To the left of it in small lettering is written "WASHINGTON" and to the right of it in small lettering is written "E PLURIBUS UNUM".