Released on October 20, 2003, this is the 25th coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the fifth released in 2003. Arkansas, admitted into the Union on June 15, 1836, themed the coin, Natural State. It highlights an image of rice stalks, a diamond and a mallard gracefully flying above a lake. President William J. Clinton was in office when this legislation was signed. Three United States Mint Directors served under President Clinton's tenure; David J. Ryder of Idaho, Philip N. Diehl of Texas, and Jay W. Johnson of Wisconsin.