USA ยผ Dollar Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky

Features

Country United States
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2016
Value 1/4 Dollar = 25 Cents
0.25ย USD = 18 INR
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper-nickel clad copper
Weight 5.67ย g
Diameter 24.3ย mm
Thickness 1.75ย mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment โ†‘โ†“
References KM# 636
Category:

 

Commemorative issue

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky

Series: United States Mint’s “America the Beautiful” Quartersยฎ Program

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of George Washington, the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797, is accompanied with the motto “IN GOD WE TRUST” and the lettering “LIBERTY” surrounded with the denomination and the inscription “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
IN
GOD WE
TRUST
LIBERTY
P
QUARTER DOLLAR

Engraver: William Cousins (Original Design: John Flanagan)

Reverse

A frontiersman gazing across the mountains to the West. Many pioneers used Cumberland Gap on their journey into the western frontiers of Kentucky and Tennessee. Inscriptions are โ€œCUMBERLAND GAP,โ€ โ€œFIRST DOORWAY TO THE WEST,โ€ โ€œKENTUCKY,โ€ โ€œ2016โ€ and โ€œE PLURIBUS UNUM.โ€

Lettering:
CUMBERLAND GAP
FIRST
DOORWAY
TO THE
WEST
BF JFM
KENTUCKY 2016 E PLURIBUS UNUM

Translation:
Cumberland Gap
First
Doorway
to the
West
BF JFM
Kentucky 2016 Out of Many, One

Engraver: Joseph Menna (Designer: Barbara Fox)

Edge

Reeded

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