America the Beautiful Quarters News & Information

The United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program honors national parks and other national sites in each U.S. state, territory and in the District of Columbia. Between 2010 and 2021, and at a rate of five each year, the American the Beautiful Quarters series will feature a series of rotating reverse designs that are emblematic of the site honored. Major coin news and information articles are linked in the table below that shows the quarter sites by year of release and location:

 

The following coin news articles provide all of the latest news and information on America the Beautiful Quarters, including releases, quarter images, quarter designs, quarter mintages and the availability of coins in U.S. Mint bags and rolls. Also, see sister site National Park Quarters that is dedicated to the quarter-dollar series.

2019 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Design CandidatesThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) have recommended designs for the U.S. Mint’s 2019-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and companion 5-ounce silver coins.

Introduced in 2010, the 56-quarter series celebrates national sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories. The five locations up for honors in 2019 are […]

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Ellis Island Quarters for New Jersey in Three-Coin SetComprised of coins from three different United States Mint facilities, the 2017 Ellis Island Quarters Three-Coin Set went on sale today for $9.95.

Quarters in the set showcase imagery emblematic of Ellis Island of New Jersey where more than 12 million immigrants were processed from 1892 to 1954 […]

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Ellis Island Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Aug. 30, quarters honoring Ellis Island in New Jersey were formerly introduced to the public.

Officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service hosted the quarter’s release ceremony on the island where more than 12 million immigrants were processed from 1892 to 1954 […]

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2017 Ellis Island Quarters ReleasedEllis Island is the latest national site honored in the United States Mint series of America the Beautiful Quarters®. Coins emblematic of the island in New Jersey launched today, Aug. 28, 2017, and are available in rolls and bags.

Ellis Island was the most active immigration station in the United States with operations running from 1892 to 1954 […]

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Ellis Island Quarter PhotosEvents in the last week of August will introduce a quarter depicting Ellis Island, the gateway from 1892 to 1954 for over 12 million immigrants to the United States.

On Monday, Aug. 28, the quarter commemorating the site launches into circulation and the U.S. Mint begins selling them in roll and back products […]

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Ellis Island Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumOn Aug. 30, the United States Mint and National Park Service will introduce the quarter commemorating New Jersey’s Ellis Island National Monument.

This year’s fourth quarter ceremony will be at the national site itself, which is depicted on the quarter’s reverse […]

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2018 America the Beautiful Quarter and Coin DesignsThe United States Mint kicked off August by unveiling the final reverse designs for its 2018-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and counterpart America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins.

2018 marks the ninth year of coins commemorating national parks and other national sites in the United States and its territories […]

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Ozark Riverways Quarters for Missouri in Three-Coin SetToday, June 26, the United States Mint started selling a three-coin set of Ozark Riverways quarters for $9.95. The coins recognize the national park in southern Missouri. It is the first national area to protect a river system.

This newest America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ is the third of five issues for 2017 and the thirty-eighth overall in the series that kicked off in 2010 […]

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Ozark Riverways Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Monday, June 5, quarters honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri were officially introduced to the public.

Around 1,600 people went to the launch ceremony that was held at the site featured on the quarter and hosted by representatives from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Attendees included more than 700 schoolchildren who received an Ozark Riverways quarter for free […]

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2017 Ozark National Scenic Riverways QuartersOzark National Scenic Riverways is the latest national site featured in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program from the United States Mint. Quarter dollars emblematic of the scenic Riverways in Missouri launched today, June 5, 2017, and are available in rolls and bags.

Ozark Riverways quarters are the 38th release in the series which debuted in 2010. They also mark the third issue in the program released this year […]

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