South Carolina 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 South Carolina State Quarter was released in 2000, the 2nd year of the State Quarter program. South Carolina was the 3rd quarter released that year.
The official release date was May 22, 2000. State quarters were released in the order states joined the United States. As such, South Carolina was the 8th State Quarter released.
Total mintage of the South Carolina quarter was 1,308,784,000 which is worth a total of $327.20 million.
South Carolina Quarter
|Release Date||May 22, 2000|
|Caption||The Palmetto State|
|Summary||Carolina wren (state bird), yellow jessamine (state flower), Sabal cabbage palmetto (state tree), state outline|
|Engraver||Thomas D. Rodgers|
The South Caroline State Quarter has tree main elements. First is the outline of the state in the background.
On top of the state outline is the state tree, a Sabal Cabbage Palmetto (palm tree), and the state bird, the Carolina Wren, perched on the state flower, the Yellow Jessamine.
There is a stare on the state outline where the state capital, Columbia, is located. The caption on the flag is "The Palmetto State."
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