State Quarter of New Hampshire
Category: New Hampshire
New Hampshire is a U.S. state that is located in the region of New England in the northeastern part of the country. The state of the state is derived from the name Hampshire, which is the name of the English county. The state is surrounded to the south by Massachusetts, to the west by Vermont, Maine to the east by the Atlantic Ocean and Maine, and to the north by the Quebec province of Canada. The New Hampshire State is the fifth smallest, and the ninth least densely inhabited state in the country. The state is recognized globally for the New Hampshire main, the first main state in the presidential election cycle of the United States. It has neither a general sales tax, nor personal income, except interest and dividends, levied at either the local or the state level.
Coin of the New Hampshire State Quarter
The ninth memorial quarter-dollar coin of the New Hampshire State Quarter released during 2000 honors the New Hampshire state, and is the 9th coin in the admired 50 State Quarters Program of the America’s Mint. New Hampshire was incorporated into the union on the 21st of June 1788, and the state has turned out to be the 9th state, incorporated into the Union. By means of the statehood status, the New Hampshire State is called by the nickname, “The Granite State".
Design of the coin
The design of the coin of the New Hampshire State Quarter portrays nine stars, indicating the truth that New Hampshire was the 9th state to approve the Constitution. The coin also includes writings, such as “New Hampshire”, “1788“, “2000 E PLURIBUS UNUM". The reverse of the New Hampshire quarter coin includes a writing "The Old Man of the Mountain", which is the most exceptional natural attraction of the state and "Live free or die", which is the motto of the state.
The coin of the New Hampshire State Quarter was released on the 7th of August 2000 and it was engraved by William Cousins. 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.
The exception attraction of New Hampshire, "The Old Man of the Mountain" was a distinct rock arrangement on Mt. Cannon in the gateway of the Franconia Notch to the northern part of New Hampshire. When viewed from the right, this distinctive rock arrangement, is made up of five layers of red granite of Conway, depicted the distinctive profile of an aged man seeing eastward. Geographers consider that the granite layers were formed due to the thawing and slipping away deed of an ice piece that roofed the Franconia Mountains at the conclusion of the glacial era 2,000 to 10,000 years ago. Pending it disintegrated during early 2003, the structure measured in excess of 40 feet high with a tangential distance of 25 feet (7.5 m).
Tourist attractions of the New Hampshire State Quarter
New Hampshire is incorporated with historic places, such as the Franklin Pierce Homestead, Wentworth Coolidge Mansion, Daniel Webster Birthplace, Robert Frost Farm and the Tip Top House.
Tourists who come to New Hampshire can take pleasure in a number of tourist attractions, including the Strawbery Banke Museum, Ruggles Mine, and the Mine in the Sky, Albacore Park, and the Mount Washington Observatory.