Avis Nummus
Brown Pelican

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: United States
Design Description: QUARTER DOLLARS - STATES & TERRITORIES - PROOF
Item Description: 25C 2002 S SILVER LOUISIANA
Full Grade: NGC PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO
Owner: GAM

Set Details

Custom Sets: Avis Nummus
Novus Nummus Perfectus
Proof Silver Quarters
Competitive Sets: 5070s   Score: 265
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

The Louisiana State Quarter was released on May 20, 2002 as the 18th coin in the State Quarter Program. Louisiana’s original Statehood date was April 30, 1818.

The reverse features the Louisiana Purchase, a trumpet, symbolizing the birth of jazz in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the state bird, a brown pelican.

Statehood Date: April 30, 1818
State Capitol: Baton Rouge
State Nickname: Pelican State, Bayou State, Creole State
State Motto: Union, justice and confidence
State Song: You Are My Sunshine
State Bird: Brown Pelican
State Tree: Bald Cypress
State Flower: Magnolia
State Insect: Honey Bee
State Animal: American Black Bear
State Fish: White Perch

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