2003-S Illinois Silver Statehood Quarter PCGS Proof 70 Deep Cameo
A 2003-S Illinois Silver Statehood Quarter which was graded perfect by PCGS at Proof 70 Deep Cameo. As of this listing only 512 of these silver state quarters have been good enough to earn the distinction of a perfect 70 grade by PCGS. This is the best grade of Illinois quarter that you can find so it will make an excellent addition for any coin collection, there are none any better to be had. The design on the Prarie's State Quarter pays homage to Abraham Lincoln who is shown standing inside the outline of the state. To show the diversity of the large state a farm scene is to the left of the young Abe Lincoln while the Chicago skyline is shown on the right. Twenty One stars surround the scene signifying that Illinois was the 21 state to be admitted to the Union and has also given rise to their slogan "21st Century State". Their other slogan "Land of Lincoln" is also on the reverse of the coin. Brandywine General Store has more than one of these 2003 -S IL Silver Statehood Quarters graded a perfect 70 by PCGS so you might receive a different PCGS certification number. Due to this coin's premium quality, it will make an excellent addition to a Quarter PCGS Registry Set.