Reverse side bears a likeness of the celebrated Minuteman of the American Revolution against an outline of the State
The selected design captures a piece of the Bay State’s exceptional history.
The Minutemen played a big role in protecting our nation, as they
rallied together to help defeat the British during the
Revolutionary War. These small, influential forces consisting of
regular farmers and colonists, were always at-the-ready and
were trained to assemble and fight on just a minute’s notice hence
the term minutemen.