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.

Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Nov. 6, quarters honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho were officially introduced to the public.

Around 1,500 people, including some 1,200 students, attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from he U.S. Mint and U.S. Forest Service. Children aged 18 and under received a free Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarter to commemorate the event […]

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Lucky Collectors Find "First Discovery" & "Early Circulation" 2019-W Idaho QuartersFour lucky collectors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, and Mississippi were the first to submit to Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) examples of the new 2019 America the Beautiful® Program Idaho quarters with the elusive West Point mintmark.

The fortunate finder in Arkansas discovered more than 300 2019-W Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarters on October 29, a week before the United States Mint officially began sales of the coins on November 4 […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarters for Idaho ReleasedRolls and bags of the final 2019-dated quarter from the United States Mint went on sale today at noon ET. The new Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarter dollar honors the national wilderness in Idaho.

All coins in the rolls and bags are in circulation quality taken from the U.S. Mint production floors in Philadelphia, Denver or San Francisco. Product options include 40-coin rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets and 100-coin bags with prices ranging from $18.95 to $46.95 […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter CeremonyThe United States Mint and the U.S. Forest Service will officially introduce the quarter honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Similar to previous ceremonies, there will be a coin forum held on the evening before the launch ceremony and a coin exchange immediately after it […]

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U.S. Mint 10-Coin Set of Circulating 2019 Quarters for $8.95Coin collectors can order a new United States Mint product today at noon EDT featuring quarter designs honoring national sites in Massachusetts, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Texas and Idaho.

Dubbed the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™, this product offers a means to get circulating versions of the year’s quarters without having to search for them in change and at a relatively inexpensive price […]

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San Antonio Missions for Texas in Three-Coin SetPremiering today from the United States Mint is a product containing multiple coins, the 2019 San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Quarter Three-Coin Set.

Each coin shares the same reverse design which was created to honor San Antonio Missions National Historical Park of Texas. The coins are in collector-grade finishes with each produced at a different U.S. Mint facility […]

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San Antonio Missions Quarters for Texas ReleasedThe United States Mint started accepting orders today for rolls and bags of quarters honoring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas.

Available products include 2-roll sets, 3-roll sets, 40-coin rolls, and 100-coin bags. They include circulating quality quarters pulled directly from the U.S. Mint’s production floors in Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco […]

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Accidental Early Release of 2019-W San Antonio QuartersEven though the 2019 America the Beautiful series San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars were not scheduled to be released into circulation until August 26, a lucky collector in Texas unexpectedly discovered rolls of them — including two coveted West Point mint mark examples — a week early.

He submitted the 2019-W San Antonio quarters to Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) for certification. PCGS has since given these two coins a special pedigree on the insert labels, Accidental Early Release, and graded both PCGS MS65 […]

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San Antonio Missions Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumThe United States Mint and the National Park Service will officially introduce the quarter honoring San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas on Thursday, Sept. 5.

Like past ceremonies, there will be a coin forum held on the evening before the launch ceremony and a coin exchange immediately after it […]

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2020-2021 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Designs SelectedThe United States Mint unveiled the official designs for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarter dollars and companion five-ounce silver coins honoring sites in American Samoa, Connecticut, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont, Kansas and Alabama.

They represent the very last designs from the U.S. Mint’s series of America the Beautiful coins which celebrates national parks and sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the 5 U.S. territories […]

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