The Wright Flyer was the first powered aircraft, designed and built by the Wright brothers. They flew it four times on December 17, 1903 near Kill Devil Hills, about four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. It has been described as "...the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled sustained flight with a pilot aboard.
The Coin displayed is the 2001 North Carolina State Quarter, commemorating the First Flight.
Certificate of Authenticity included.