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Idaho State Motto

Idaho state quarter - click to see all state quarters
Idaho became the 43rd state in 1890 (see statehood order) - Idaho's state
quarter features the state raptor (peregrine falcon), an outline map of Idaho
with a star indicating location of Boise (state capital), and the state
motto: "Esto Perpetua" - public domain image on Wikipedia.
See all All State Quarters - All State Mottos - National Motto.

 
The state motto of Idaho is the Latin phrase "Esto perpetua," which means "Let it be perpetual." Idaho's motto can also be seen on the state quarter, the great seal and Idaho's state flag.

Idaho Seal - click to see all state seals
The great seal of Idaho and the state flag both display
the state motto. See All State Seals - National Seal.

Source:
The State of Idaho - State Symbols: Idaho GOV website
Idaho state seal history: Idaho Secretary of State
Links:
Idaho History Ref. Series: Idaho State Historical Society
All State Mottos - National Motto

    

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