Circulation release dates and high-resolution images are now available for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters honoring the national parks in Tennessee, Virginia, Utah, Colorado and Florida.
Dates of circulation have coincided with when the United States Mint offers corresponding rolls and bags of the quarter for sale to the public and often mark the day, at least later in the year, when 3-inch silver versions of the quarter, the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin, are made available to the Mint’s network of bullion dealers.
More details about the five quarters for 2014 is becoming available with clad and silver proof sets featuring them just released and the rollout for first coin beginning next week.
As published on the website of the Federal Reserve Bank Services (FRFS) — Federal Reserve Banks distribute coins and paper money to financial institutions around the country, circulation release dates for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters are:
|Honored National Park||State||Release Dates|
|Great Smoky Mountains National Park||Tennessee||Jan. 27, 2014|
|Shenandoah National Park||Virginia||Mar. 31, 2014|
|Arches National Park||Utah||June 9, 2014|
|Great Sand Dunes National Park||Colorado||Aug. 25, 2014|
|Everglades National Park||Florida||Nov. 3, 2014|
This week the United States Mint published proof and uncirculated images of actual 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters after previously offering line art images of their designs and design information. Proof coins are those that have sharp reliefs and mirror like backgrounds. Uncirculated coins are those that have never circulated. Proof and uncirculated images for each 2014 quarter is below. Images may be enlarged with a click.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarters
Designer: Chris Costello
Sculptor: Renata Gordon
Release Date: Jan. 27, 2014
Shenandoah National Park Quarters
Designer: Phebe Hemphill
Sculptor: Phebe Hemphill
Release Date: Mar. 31, 2014
Arches National Park Quarters
Designer: Donna Weaver
Sculptor: Charles L. Vickers
Release Date: June 9, 2014
Great Sand Dunes National Park Quarters
Designer: Don Everhart
Sculptor: Don Everhart
Release Date: Aug. 25, 2014
Everglades National Park Quarters
Designer: Joel Iskowitz
Sculptor: Joseph Menna
Release Date: Nov. 3, 2014
To keep apprised of past and current releases, visit this site’s section of news about America the Beautiful Quarters.