KM-497A Country United States Year 2011 Value Quarter Dollar = 25 Cents (0.25 USD) Metal Silver (.900) Weight 6.25 g Diameter 24.26 mm
Commemorative issue United States Mint’s “America the Beautiful” Quarters® Program Obverse The portrait in left profile of George Washington, the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797, is accompanied with the motto “IN GOD WE TRUST” and the lettering “LIBERTY” surrounded with the denomination and the inscription “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN GOD WE TRUST LIBERTY QUARTER DOLLAR S Engraver: Modified Design: William Cousins (Original Design: John Flanagan) Reverse Depicts the U.S.S. Cairo on the Yazoo River as it would have been seen when it served the Union Navy during the Civil War. Inscriptions are VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, 2011 and E PLURIBUS UNUM. Lettering: VICKSBURG MISSISSIPPI E PLURIBUS UNUM Engraver: Joseph Menna Joseph Menna is recognized as one of the leading professional sculptors working in the field today. He is classically trained and a master of both digital and traditional sculpture media.