US Quarter 2002 Louisiana State value

 

The image of this coin is simply an example of this type of coinage. The value of the coin is approximate and can only serve as an approximate estimate, taking into account the indicated state of preservation and the usual year.
A coin of the same type from a rarer year may be worth significantly more (but not necessarily). Each specific case requires separate consideration.

 

Currency - Dollar=100 cents
Face value: Quarter dollar ($1/4=25 cents)
Type - commemorative coin 50 States Quarters Series

Composition - copper-nickel clad copper
Diameter - 24.3 mm
Weight - 5.67 grams
Edge: Reeded

Mint Mark: D (Denver), P (Philadelphia)

 

US coin State quarter 2002 Louisiana
Years of mintage:
2002

Reverse:
Brown pelican, trumpet with musical notes, outline of Louisiana Purchase on map of US
Legend:
LOUISIANA 1812 / LOUISIANA PURCHASE / 2002 E PLURIBUS UNUM

Obverse:
Washington facing left
Legend:
QUARTER DOLLAR / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / LIBERTY / IN GOD WE TRUST


Krause catalog number - KM#333

Coin value in condition:
UNC (Uncirculated - without traces of circulation) - ~1 USD.00
XF (Extremely Fine) - 0.25-0.50
Worse than "XF" - 0.25 USD

 

LOUISIANA #18

Capital: Baton Rouge.
Adhered to: April 30, 1812.
Population: 4,377,000 inhabitants.
Origin of the name: In honor of the French King Louis XIV.
Reverse shows the State's adopted bird, the Pelican, a trumpet with musical notes, and the outline of the US with the original territory of Louisiana purchased from France.

 

The legend of "LOUSIANA PURCHASE" "The Louisiana Purchase" and above the date of adhesion to The Union.

KM#(D):333KM#(S):333a
The legend of "LOUISIANA PURCHASE" has its origin in 1803, when Thomas Jefferson bought the territory from Napoleon Bonaparte for 15,000,000 dollars.
It was the most important real estate purchase in history, while with the annexation of this territory to The Union, it doubled its extension and became one of the largest countries in the world, since the Louisiana territory included the entire center of the current USA, about 2,000,000 square kilometers.
The trumpet refers to Jazz.

 

In New Orleans, specifically in the French Quarter of the city, for centuries it has been the cradle of this type of music, which has spread throughout the globe to make it well-known, hundreds of musicians of this genre have seen their musical careers take off. playing in this neighborhood. The pelican has become the mascot of Louisiana, to the point of having the nickname "The Pelican State", hence its representation on Louisiana commemorative coins.

Territory purchased from Napoleon

Napoleon

Napoleon

 

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

 

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong, King of Jazz

 

The Pelican

The Pelican has become the mascot of the State.