Released on January 31, 2006, Nevada is the 36th coin released in the 50 State Quarters Program and the first coin released in 2006. Nevada, admitted into the Union October 31, 1864, themed the coin Silver State. It highlights a trio of wild stallions, snow capped mountains and the sun. 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.