The Minnesota

​Territorial Pioneers

Established May 11, 1897 - Incorporated 1924

Minnesota State Quarter

Issued in 2005, Minnesota's quarter celebrates its outdoor lifestyle.  Two people are shown fishing from a motorboat on a lake with pine trees on the shoreline.  The state bird, the Loon, is in the foreground.  On the left, an outline of the state frames the state motto "Land of 10,000 Lakes."

Fun Facts & State Symbols