State Quarter of Nevada
Nevada is one among the 50 states in the United States of America that is located in the Mountain West, Western and Southwestern parts of the country. It is the seventh most wide-ranging, the thirty-fifth most crowded, and the ninth least thickly populated state in the country. Almost 3/4th of people of the state live in Clark County, which includes the Las Vegas–Paradise city area, where the three biggest incorporated cities of the state are situated. The Nevada State is officially recognized as the "Silver State", owing to the value of silver to its economy and history. It is also acknowledged as the "Battle Born State", as it attained statehood status during the Civil War.
Coin of the Nevada State Quarter
The first memorial quarter-dollar coin of the Nevada State Quarter released during 2006 honors the Nevada state, and is the 36th coin in the admired 50 State Quarters Program of the America’s Mint. Nevada was incorporated into the union on the 31st of October 1864, and the state has turned out to be the 36th state, incorporated into the Union. By means of the statehood status, the Nevada State is called by the nickname, “The Silver State".
Design of the coin
The design of the coin of the Nevada State Quarter portrays a trio of untamed mustangs, the sun rising at the back of snow-covered mountains, surrounded by sagebrush. The coin also includes writings, such as “Nevada”, “1864“, “2006 E PLURIBUS UNUM". The reverse of the Nevada quarter coin portrays a poster that reads "The Silver State", which is the nickname of the state.
The coin of the Nevada State Quarter was released on the 31st of January 2006 and it was engraved by Don Everhart. The coin is designed with the standard weight of 5.670 grams, with the diameter of 0.955 inches (24.26mm) and a thickness of 0.068 inches (1.75 mm). The composition of the Delaware State Quarter is dressed with the Cuprous-Nickel alloy, with the proportion of 91.67% of Copper and 8.33% of Nickel.
Nevada had turned into a territory during 1861, several years following a Mormon Regiment in the Mexican War revealed silver and gold in the Virginia City neighborhood. This invention would later be mentioned as one among the record mineral discoveries, prominently called the Comstock Lode.
The Nevada State is an abode to over 50 % of the wild horses of the United States. These wild horses govern the Great Basin in the enormous deserts and the surplus 150 peak ranges. The first declaration of wild horses was exposed in numerous journals in the 1820s.
Some of the famous celebrities who were born in the state of Nevada include John C. Fremont, the renowned American soldier, explorer and political leader, who lived during the period 1813-1890. The state is also the birthplace of Kit Carson, the frontiersman and scout of the United States, who lived during the period 1809-1868.
Nevada is incorporated with two historic places, such as the Belmont Courthouse State Historic Site and the Rhyolite Historic Site.
Tourists who come to the Nevada can take pleasure in a number of tourist attractions, including the Caliente Railroad Depot, Casino Resorts of Nevada, Goldfield and the Rainbow Canyon.