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.

Effigy Mounds Quarters for Iowa in Three-Coin SetToday, Feb. 27, the United States Mint released a three-coin set of Effigy Mounds quarters for $9.95. The coins commemorate the national monument in Iowa and feature an emblematic design of the site.

This America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ is the first issue for 2017 and the thirty-sixth overall since the series debuted in 2010 […]


2017 America the Beautiful Quarters in Silver Proof SetRepresenting the eighth year of a series from the United States Mint, the 2017 ATB Quarters Silver Proof Set is now available. Released at noon (ET) today, Feb. 16, the set includes all five 2017-dated coins of the Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® program.

Increasing the set’s uniqueness (and price), each of its coins is struck from a composition of 90% silver and 10% copper […]


Effigy Mounds Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Tuesday, Feb. 7, United States Mint quarters celebrating Iowa’s Effigy Mounds National Monument were formerly introduced to the public.

Around 1,700 people went to the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the U.S. Mint and National Park Service […]


2017 Effigy Mounds Quarters ReleasedIowa is the latest state highlighted in the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program with a coin commemorating its Effigy Mounds National Monument.

The newest quarter launched today, Feb. 6, 2017, and is available in 40-coin rolls and 100-coin bags […]

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Effigy Mounds National Monument Quarter PhotosNext week kicks off a series of coin events for Effigy Mounds National Monument, a park in Iowa where more than 200 prehistoric mounds were built by Native Americans.

Early on Monday, Feb. 6, the quarter commemorating the site gets released into general circulation by the Federal Reserve. Then, later on the same day at noon ET, the public can start buying rolls and bags Effigy Mounds quarters […]

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Effigy Mounds Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumIn less than a week, the United States Mint and the National Park Service will formally introduce the quarter featuring Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa. This year’s first quarter ceremony takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 in a city near the site.

There is also a coin forum on the night before the ceremony and coin exchange after the ceremony. All three events are free and open to the public […]


2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Released in Proof SetThis afternoon, Jan. 5, the United States Mint launched its first numismatic product of the year, a set of quarter dollars in proof quality.

Available for $14.95, the annual set offers collectors their first chance to acquire all five 2017-dated quarters with unique artwork commemorating these national sites […]

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Fort Moultrie Quarters for South Carolina in Three-Coin SetToday, Dec. 5, the United States Mint released a three-coin set of 2016 Fort Moultrie quarters for $9.95. The coins commemorate the national monument in South Carolina by featuring a design that is emblematic of the site.

This latest of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ is the fifth and last release this year and the thirty-fifth overall in the series […]


10-Coin Set of Circulating 2016 America the Beautiful QuartersThe United States Mint is now selling a 10-coin set that includes circulating versions of this year’s quarters.

Officially named the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™, the product designed for coin collectors has 5 quarters minted in Denver and 5 quarters minted in Philadelphia […]


Fort Moultrie Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsUnited States Mint quarters celebrating Fort Moultrie at Fort Sumter National Monument in South Carolina were officially introduced to the public on Thursday, Nov. 17.

Around 1,000 people attended the launch ceremony, including some 300 local schoolchildren who received one of the new quarters for free […]

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