Mississippi State Quarter
The U.S. State Quarter program was a great way to show off states' pride and personality while revamping the look of the quarter.
The Mississippi State Quarter was released in 2002, the 4th year of the State Quarter program. Mississippi was the 5th quarter released that year.
The official release date was October 15, 2002. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, Mississippi was the 20th State Quarter released.
Total mintage of the Mississippi quarter was 579,600,000 which is worth a total of $144.90 million.
Mississippi, "The Magnolia State" pays tribute to its beautiful state flower on its state quarter. The caption is written along the top of the quarter in stylized cursive. Below the caption, there are two large magnolia flowers covering as much of the quarter as possible. The flowers are in full bloom.
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