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Olympic National Park Commemorative Coin

21 Jan 2019  Mon

The USA had issued this quarter dollar with the theme of Olympic National Park in the year 2011. This quarter dollar was the third released in this year and the eighth overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program.

Olympic National Park is located in the states of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula. This National Park had four regions the Pacific Coastline, Alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forest of the drier east side. This National park invites people invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. The United States of America has declared this national park both an international biosphere reserve and a World Heritage site.

The obverse of this coin has a portrait of George Washington (the first president of United States of America from 1789 to 1797) facing towards left; with the inscription ‘UNITED STATES OF AMERICA’ at the top’ inscription ‘LIBERTY’ and ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’ written to the left and right side of the coin and ‘QUARTER DOLLAR’ written at the bottom.

The reverse of the coin depicts Roosevelt elk standing gravel river bar of the Hoh River with a view of Mount Olympus in the background.

Image Courtesy: usmint.gov

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