Mississippi is one of the States of the United States of America; it is located in the South-Eastern region of the United States. It is 32nd most extensive state and 34th most populous state amongst 50 states of the United States of America. Mississippi makes a border to Tennessee to the north, Alabama to the east, Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana to the south and Arkansas and Louisiana to the west. The western boundary of this state is largely defined as the Mississippi River.
The United States of America had issued a commemorative quarter dollar with the theme of state of Mississippi in the year 2002. This commemorative coin is the fifth coin released in the year 2002 and overall it is 20th coin released in 50th State Quarter Program. The obverse of this coin depicts the portrait of George Washington (the first president of the 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 depicts the beauty and elegance of the state flower, combining the blossoms and leaves of two magnolias.
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