Arkansas


STATUS: State of the U.S.A.

CAPITAL: Little Rock

WORLD LOCATION: Southern United States

FIRST LICENSE PLATES IN USE: 1909

FIRST STATE ISSUED LICENSE PLATES IN USE: 1911

MOTOR VEHICLES CURRENTLY REGISTERED:  2,100,000

CURRENT SLOGAN: "The Natural State", since 1989.

FORMER SLOGANS: "Land of Opportunity" since 1950 (some still in use), "Opportunity Land" in 1941, "Centennial Celebration 36" in 1935.

GRAPHICS USED:  State outline, fancy dies, and "winged" outline around state name was used in 1938.  From 1924 through 1927, "ARK" was enclosed inside a state outline shape.

PORCELAINS ISSUED: 1911 through 1913

PLATES ARE: Officially issued.

SINGLE PLATES OR PAIRS: Singles.

OVAL: USA    ISO:  US  

CARS DRIVE ON: Right


1979 Arkansas Medal of Honor Recipient issue plate. This is a "no fee" issue, issued only to Arkansas residents awarded the MOH medal. Very few (probably two or three) are issued. From the Mike Wiener collection.


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