The Reverse side depicts a trio of wild mustangs, the sun rising at the back of snow-capped mountains, bordered by sagebrush and a banner that reads The Silver State. The coin also bears the inscriptions Nevada and 1864. Nevada was a territory in 1861, a couple of years after a Mormon Battalion within the Mexican War came upon gold and silver within the area of Virginia City. This discovery would later be referred to as one of the most greatest mineral discoveries, famously referred to as the Comstock Lode. Nevada is home to more than 50 percent of the Nation’s wild horses. The wild horses dominate the Great Basin within the vast deserts and the more than 150 mountain ranges. The primary mention of wild horses was once came upon in a couple of journals dating to the 1820s.
2006 S Silver Proof Nevada State Quarter
Certified by PCGS PR 69 DCAM, Serial Numbers will Vary
90% Silver, AKA Coin Silver
PCGS State Flag Label Holder
36th State Quarter Issued by U.S.Mint