Avis Nummus
Carolina Wren

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: United States
Design Description: QUARTER DOLLARS - STATES & TERRITORIES - PROOF
Item Description: 25C 2000 S SILVER SO.CAROLINA
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: 320
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

The South Carolina State Quarter was released on May 22, 2000 as the eighth coin in the State Quarter Program. South Carolina’s original Statehood date was May 23, 1788.

The reverse features an outline of the state, the state’s nickname, “The Palmetto State”, and images of the state bird (Carolina Wren), the state flower (Yellow Jessamine) and the state tree (Palmetto).

Statehood Date: May 23, 1788
State Capitol: Columbia
State Nickname: The Palmetto State
State Motto: Dum spiro spero (While I breath, I hope)
State Song: “Carolina” and “South Carolina On My Mind”
State Bird: Carolina Wren
State Tree: Palmetto
State Flower: Yellow Jessamine
State Insect: Carolina mantid
State Animal: White-tailed Deer
State Fish: Striped Bass

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