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.

Set of 10 Circulating 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters ReleasedToday, Nov. 21, the United States Mint released a collectors set of 10 circulating-quality quarters honoring parks, monuments and historic sites in Iowa, the District of Columbia, Missouri, New Jersey and Indiana.

Dubbed the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™, the collectible has 5 quarters from the Denver Mint and 5 quarters from the Philadelphia Mint […]

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George Rogers Clark Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Tuesday, Nov. 14, quarters honoring George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Indiana were formerly introduced to the public.

Around 1,800 people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Some 1,100 schoolchildren received a George Rogers Clark quarter for free […]

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2017 George Rogers Clark QuartersGeorge Rogers Clark National Historical Park is the latest national site featured in the United States Mint program of America the Beautiful Quarters®. Coins emblematic of the national park in Indiana debuted today, Nov. 13, 2017, and are available in rolls and bags.

The park, which was once the location of the former British Fort Sackville, is on the Indiana-Illinois stateline and midway between Terre Haute and Evansville […]

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George Rogers Clark Quarter PhotosSeveral coin events kick off next week to celebrate George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, the area where Clark led his men to take Fort Sackville from the British during the American Revolution.

On Monday, Nov. 13, the quarter commemorating the park launches into circulation and the United States Mint begins selling them in rolls and bags. The next day, on Nov. 14, the U.S. Mint and National Park Service will introduce the quarter in an official ceremony […]

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George Rogers Clark Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumOn Nov. 14, the United States Mint and National Park Service will introduce the quarter honoring Indiana’s George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. This year’s fifth and final quarter ceremony will be held near the national site which is commemorated on the coin’s reverse.

There are three related events supporting the official release. There is National Park Movie Night on Nov. 9, a U.S. Mint-hosted coin forum on Nov. 13, and a coin exchange immediately after the quarter ceremony. All three events are free and open to the public […]

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2018 America the Beautiful Quarter Images and Release DatesThe United States Mint published images and official release dates for the five 2018 quarters that recognize national parks or historic sites in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia and Rhode Island.

They represent the 41st through 45th coins from the U.S. Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Quarters®[…]

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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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