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 CoinNews 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.

2020-2021 Quarter Designs ReviewedProposed designs were reviewed and several were recommended for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarter dollars and companion five-ounce silver coins.

Sixty-three design candidates competed for the six quarters and associated coins to be released in the two years. The designs are emblematic of the national sites up for honors […]

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Voyageurs National Park Quarter Photos Several events supported the release of the quarter depicting Voyageurs National Park, the distinctive area in northern Minnesota that includes forests, lakes, islands, and miles of undeveloped shoreline. Geographically, the park is located on the Canadian Shield with its ancient rocks forming the core of the North American Continent.

On Monday, June 11, the quarter commemorating the site launched into circulation and the U.S. Mint started selling them in rolls and bags. Three days later, on June 14, the U.S. Mint and the National Park Service officially introduced the quarter in a ceremony […]

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Voyageurs Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Thursday, June 14, quarters honoring Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota were formerly introduced to the public.

More than 600 people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Around 100 children received a free Voyageurs quarter to commemorate the event […]

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Voyageurs Quarters for Minnesota in Three-Coin SetVoyageurs National Park Quarter Three-Coin Sets go on sale today, June 19. They will be available from the United States Mint beginning at noon Eastern Time for $9.95.

Included within the set are three quarters with each produced at a different minting facility. All showcase the same designs including a reverse that is emblematic of the national park in Minnesota […]

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2020-2021 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Design CandidatesThe United States Mint released design candidates for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarter dollars and companion five-ounce silver coins honoring national sites in American Samoa, Connecticut, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont, Kansas, and Alabama.

Introduced in 2010, the 56-quarter series celebrates national parks and sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the 5 U.S. territories […]

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2018 Voyageurs National Park Quarters for Minnesota ReleasedMinnesota’s national park, whose area is comprised of over 40% water, is commemorated in the newest release of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Debuting today, June 11, are rolls and bags of 2018 Voyageurs National Park quarters.

Available products include 40-coin rolls and 100-coin bags with options from which U.S. Mint facility produced the quarters […]

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Voyageurs Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumNext week, the United States Mint and the National Park Service will introduce the quarter commemorating Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park. This year’s third quarter ceremony will take place by the park’s headquarters on Thursday, June 14.

Similar to previous ceremonies, there are two related events supporting the quarter’s official release. First, there is a U.S. Mint-hosted coin forum on the night before the ceremony, and then there is the traditional coin exchange right after the ceremonial launch. Both are free and open to the public […]

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Apostle Islands Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Wednesday, April 11, quarters honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin were formerly introduced to the public.

Six hundred and fifty people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Around 250 schoolchildren from five area schools received an Apostle Islands quarter for free […]

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Apostle Islands Quarters for Michigan in Three-Coin SetA set of three coins honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin goes on sale today at noon ET for $9.95.

Apostle Island quarters are the second coin to appear this year in the America the Beautiful series. Regular circulating versions debuted last week. Produced for coin collectors, the three coins of this set have more unique finishes […]

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2018 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarters for Wisconsin ReleasedRolls, roll sets and bags of the newest coin from the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program launched today, April 9. The second 2018-dated quarter from the series honors Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin.

Products options range from a single 40-coin roll for $18.95 to three-roll sets for $46.95, with several choices in between […]

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