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.

Harpers Ferry Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumIn less than a month, the U.S. Mint and the National Park Service will officially introduce the latest America the Beautiful Quarter. This one commemorates Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia.

This year’s third quarter ceremony takes place in Harpers Ferry on June 8, 2016. There’s a coin forum on the evening before the quarter launch and a coin exchange right after the ceremony […]

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Three-Coin Set of 2016 Cumberland Gap QuartersToday, May 2, the United States Mint launched its three-coin set of 2016 Cumberland Gap quarters for $9.95. Coins in the set commemorate the national historical park in Kentucky and feature a design on the reverse side that is emblematic of it.

This newest America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set is the second release this year and the 32nd overall in the series […]

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Cumberland Gap Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsCumberland Gap National Historical Park quarters were introduced to the public Monday, April 11, at an event held at the park’s visitor center in Middlesboro, Kentucky.

About 3,600 people attended the official launch ceremony, including some 2,700 school kids. Highlights included an en masse swearing in of more than 2,200 junior rangers […]

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2016 Cumberland Gap Quarters LaunchEarlier today, April 4, the United States Mint started selling rolls and bags of America the Beautiful Quarters commemorating Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky. This coin features the second of five different quarter designs for 2016 and it’s the 32nd issued since the series debuted in 2010.

Cumberland Gap quarters are also entering circulation but don’t be surprised if you don’t see any for a long time. Banks around the country cannot order quarters by design […]

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2016 Quarters Available in Uncirculated 10-Coin SetThe United States Mint is now selling its latest annually issued product, the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set.

For $12.95, this collector set offers five pairs of unique designs. In total, it includes ten quarters in uncirculated quality, with five from the Philadelphia Mint and five from the Denver Mint […]

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Theodore Roosevelt and Fort Moultrie Quarter Launch DetailsThe United States Mint published ceremonial launch dates for this year’s final two quarters commemorating Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota and Fort Moultrie in South Carolina.

Quarter launch ceremonies are free and open to the public […]

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Cumberland Gap Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumThe United States Mint and the National Park Service will officially introduce the newest America the Beautiful Quarter which depicts Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. The Gap is located at the border between Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. Kentucky selected the site for commemoration on its quarter.

This year’s second quarter ceremony takes place at the park’s visitor center on April 11, 2016 […]

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2016 America the Beautiful Silver Quarters in Proof SetThe United States Mint at noon today started selling its latest product for coin collectors which features 2016 quarters in 90% silver and 10% copper. Labeled the America the Beautiful Quarters 2016 Silver Proof Set, this collection contains silver coins honoring the national sites in Illinois, Kentucky, West Virginia, North Dakota and South Carolina.

Notably, this year’s set is probably the last to hold coins composed of 90% silver, but more on that later. Found within it are proofs honoring […]

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2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set RelaunchesThe United States Mint at noon ET today will resume sales of the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set. The set of five proof quarters originally launched on Jan. 11 but the U.S. Mint suspended their sales after discovering a printing error on the packaging.

According to the Mint, boxes that held the quarters showed an incorrect image for Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky […]

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Three-Coin Set of 2016 Shawnee National Forest QuartersToday, Feb. 22, the United States Mint started selling three-coin sets of Shawnee quarters. Coins of the set commemorate the national forest in Illinois, and feature a reverse design emblematic of it.

This latest America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set is the first release for this year and the 31st overall in the series […]

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