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.

2016 Theodore Roosevelt Quarters ReleasedRolls and bags of the newest release from the United States Mint program of America the Beautiful Quarters became available today, August 29. This one commemorates Theodore Roosevelt National Park by featuring a design emblematic of the site in North Dakota.

Options include Theodore Roosevelt quarters struck in the Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco Mints […]

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Theodore Roosevelt Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumNext week on Thursday, Aug. 25, the United States Mint and the National Park Service will formally introduce the 34th release in the series of America the Beautiful Quarters. This one commemorates Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

This year’s fourth quarter ceremony takes place at the park’s visitor center. A coin forum will occur the evening before the quarter launch and a coin exchange will take place right after the ceremony […]

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Harpers Ferry Quarters for West Virginia in Three-Coin SetToday, July 11, the United States Mint released a three-coin set of 2016 Harpers Ferry quarters for $9.95. The coins in the set commemorate the national historical park in West Virginia and feature a design that is emblematic of the site.

This newest America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ is the third issued this year and the 33rd overall in the series […]

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2018 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Design CandidatesThe Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) have recommended designs for 2018-dated America the Beautiful Quarters and companion five-ounce silver coins.

America the Beautiful Quarters celebrate sites around the United States and its territories. The five up for honors in 2018 are […]

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Harpers Ferry Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsQuarters commemorating Harpers Ferry National Historical Park were introduced to the public Wednesday, June 8, at an event held in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

Despite a sudden rain storm, about 1,100 people attended the official launch ceremony that included some 400 children […]

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2016 Harpers Ferry QuartersEarlier today, June 6, the United States Mint started selling rolls and bags of quarters commemorating Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia. This coin carries the third of five unique quarter designs for 2016 and is the 33rd issued since the 2010 start of the America the Beautiful Quarters series.

Harpers Ferry quarters are also entering circulation this month, but don’t expect to find them soon because […]

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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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