State Quarter of Wisconsin
Wisconsin is one among the 50 states in America, which is situated in the north-central part of the country. The western part of the state of Wisconsin is surrounded by Minnesota, whereas the southwestern part of the state is bordered by Iowa. While Illinois borders the south side of the state, Lake Michigan borders the eastern side of the state. The state of Wisconsin is surrounded by Michigan to its northeastern side and Lake Superior borders the northern side of the state. The state of Wisconsin with 72 counties is the twenty-third biggest state by total area and it is the twentieth most populous state in the country. The geography of the Wisconsin State is diverse, with the Western Upland and the Northern Highland, together with a division of the Central Plain, absorbing the western division of the state and its lowlands, extending to the coast of Lake Michigan.
Coin of the Wisconsin State Quarter
The fifth memorial one-fourth of a dollar coin of the Wisconsin State Quarter released during 2004 honors the Wisconsin State, and is the thirtieth coin in the admired 50 State Quarters Program of the America’s Mint. The Wisconsin State was incorporated into the union on the 29th of May 1848, and the state has turned out to be the thirtieth state, incorporated into the Union. By means of the statehood status, the Wisconsin State is called by the nickname, “The Badger State".
Design of the coin
The design of the coin of the Wisconsin State Quarter portrays an agricultural topic, representing a cow, an ear of corn and a round of cheese. The coin also includes writings, such as “Wisconsin”, “1848“, and “2004 E PLURIBUS UNUM". The tail side of the Wisconsin quarter coin holds a writing that reads "Forward", which is the motto of the state.
The coin of the Wisconsin State Quarter was released on the 25th of October 2004 and it was engraved by Alfred Maletsky. 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 Wisconsin State adopted the motto, "Forward," during 1851, revealing the continuous drive of the state to be a national innovator. The State is measured as "America's Dairy Land" with manufacture of more than 15 % of the milk in the country. The state also manufactures in excess of 350 dissimilar types, varieties, and styles of high-quality cheeses above any other state. There are just about 17,000 dairy farms, with just more than one million cows, such that each cow produces milk at an average of 17,306 gallons per year.
The Wisconsin State is also a chief corn-cultivating state. it led the country in corn fodder manufacture during 2002, with the production of 391.5 million bushels, and it ranked 5th in the manufacture of corn for grain. State corn manufacture contributed $882.4 million to the economy of Wisconsin during 2003. Wisconsin is a leading provider of mint, as well.
The Wisconsin Quarter is incorporated with historic places, such as the Heritage Hill, Green Bay, Villa Louis, Prairie du Chien, Madeline Island Historical Museum, La Pointe, Circus World Museum, Baraboo and the Old World Wisconsin.
Tourists who come to Wisconsin can take pleasure in a number of tourist attractions, including the Rainbow Falls Family Park, Pleasure Valley Llamas, Lumberjack Special Steam Train and Camp Five Museum, House on the rock and the Green Bay Packer Stadium.