This week we will see several United States Mint products with America the Beautiful Quarters and an official release ceremony.
Beginning on Monday, April 20, the U.S. Mint will introduce Louisiana’s Kisatchie National Forest Quarters in rolls and bags at prices ranging from $18.95 to $46.95. Buyers will have the option of circulating strikes from minting facilities in Denver, Philadelphia or San Francisco.
On Wednesday, April 22, an uncirculated coin set of all the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters becomes available for $12.95. Ten coins are in the set, with five being from Denver and five from Philadelphia.
Also on Wednesday, the U.S. Mint and National Forest Service will officially unveil the new Kisatchie quarter in a ceremony that is open and free to the public.
Then on Thursday, April 23, the Kisatchie National Forest Quarters Three-Coin Set goes on sale for $9.95. This set has one uncirculated coin from the U.S. Mint facility in Denver, one uncirculated coin from the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia, and one proof coin from the U.S. Mint facility in San Francisco.
Products will launch beginning at 12 Noon ET, and they will be available from the Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters online store located here.
As always, we’ll cover all releases here on CoinNews.net. Until then, here are last week’s five most read:
Canadian 2015 Summer Storm Coin Glows Under Black Light – Nature’s immense power is on display with a new coin and subscription option from the Royal Canadian Mint. Making its debut is the proof 2015 $20 Summer Storm 1 oz. Fine Silver Coin, the first of four releases from the Mint’s Weather Phenomenon series. Featured on the reverse of the one-ounce, 99.99% pure silver coin is a lightning-themed design that shows enhanced detail under black light.
America’s Founding Fathers Currency Set for 2015 – The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is accepting orders for the America’s Founding Fathers 2015 Currency Set, its latest annually issued product with $1 and $2 bills.
Each currency set protectively holds a Series 2013 $1 note with a portrait of George Washington and a Series 2009 $2 note with Thomas Jefferson’s portrait.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential $1 Coins – Today, April 13, the U.S. Mint released the second of four 2015 Presidential dollars. Honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States who served from 1953 to 1961, available product options include rolls, bags and boxes of the coins in circulating quality. Every year the Mint releases four dollars as a part of the Presidential $1 Coin series.
US Mint Coin Production in March Tops 1.4 Billion – Demand is on the rise for American coins, new production figures from the United States Mint show. Manufacturing plants in Philadelphia and Denver pressed more than 1.4 billion coins for circulation in March, the third highest monthly total in 8 years and only behind the last two January’s when the production pace surged to get newly dated coins out the door.
2015 Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coins – Today, April 16, the United States Mint started selling collector 2015-W $10 Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coins. Available in finishes of proof and uncirculated, the Truman coins feature designs emblematic of Bess.