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Great Basin National Park Quarter Dollar

04 Feb 2019  Mon

The United States of America had issued this commemorative coin with the theme of Great Basin National Park in the year 2013.

Great Basin National Park is situated in White Pine County in east-central Nevada, near the Utah border. It was established in the year 1986; this park had derived its name from the Great Basin, the dry and mountainous region between the Sierra Nevada and the Wasatch Mountains.

The main aim of this National Park is to connect people to the National Park’s, its cultural heritage and its diverse native ecosystem.

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 this coin features the Bristlecone Pine tree and rocky glacial moraines where the trees grow.

Image Courtesy: usmint.gov

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