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.

2020 Quarters Issued in 10-Coin Uncirculated Set for CollectorsCoins bearing one-year-only designs and featuring a collector-grade finish from two different production facilities became available today with the release of the U.S. Mint’s 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™.

Found within the 10-coin set are five quarter dollars from the Philadelphia Mint and five quarters from the Denver Mint, for a total of ten different coins. All are produced in an uncirculated finish […]

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April 2020 Weir Farm Quarter Ceremony and Coin Forum CancelledThe United States Mint and National Park Service will not officially introduce the quarter honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut on April 7.

The quarter’s planned ceremonial release has been cancelled along with the public coin forum that had been scheduled for April 6. In a statement, the U.S. Mint said […]

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2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set ReleasedToday, Feb. 20, the United States Mint released its 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™. Found within it are five 2020 coins composed in 99.9% silver with reverse designs honoring national sites in American Samoa, Connecticut, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont and Kansas.

This product continues the U.S. Mint’s annual tradition of offering a silver proof set with the year’s quarter dollars. It marks only the second year where the set’s coins are in 99.9% silver […]

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National Park of American Samoa Quarters in Three-Coin SetHanging Samoan fruit bats are featured in the newest product from the United States Mint. The threatened species are the focus of the just released 2020 National Park of American Samoa Quarter Three-Coin Set.

These collector-grade coins are issued to honor the National Park of American Samoa and include two quarters in uncirculated finish and one in a proof finish […]

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National Park of American Samoa Quarters ReleasedToday, Feb. 3, the United States Mint released the latest 25-cent coin from its America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The quarter honors National Park of American Samoa.

New U.S. Mint products with the quarter include 40-coin rolls, 2-roll sets, 3-roll sets and 100-coin bags. They contain circulation quality editions taken from production floors at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco Mints […]

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2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Released in Proof SetThe United States Mint continues its America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, a series nearing its close, with today’s release of a proof set that showcases five different coin designs.

Each of the set’s quarters was produced at the San Francisco Mint and carries the facility’s ‘S’ mint mark. The five coins bear reverse (tails side) designs emblematic of the following locations […]

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2020 America the Beautiful Quarter Images and Release DatesThe United States Mint published images and release dates for the five 2020 quarters that recognize national parks and sites located in American Samoa, Connecticut, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont and Kansas.

They represent the 51st through 55th coins from the U.S. Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters®. The series calls for one quarter celebrating a site in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter for Texas in Three-Coin SetCelebrating a national site in Idaho, the United States Mint today released a three-coin set of collector-grade quarters bearing reverse designs emblematic of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

The national wilderness was established in 1980 and takes its name from two sources, Senator Frank Church who was instrumental in the establishment of the protected area, and the wilderness’s Main Salmon River which was long ago given the nickname "river of no return" […]

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Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsOn Wednesday, Nov. 6, quarters honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho were officially introduced to the public.

Around 1,500 people, including some 1,200 students, attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from he U.S. Mint and U.S. Forest Service. Children aged 18 and under received a free Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarter to commemorate the event […]

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Lucky Collectors Find "First Discovery" & "Early Circulation" 2019-W Idaho QuartersFour lucky collectors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, and Mississippi were the first to submit to Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) examples of the new 2019 America the Beautiful® Program Idaho quarters with the elusive West Point mintmark.

The fortunate finder in Arkansas discovered more than 300 2019-W Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarters on October 29, a week before the United States Mint officially began sales of the coins on November 4 […]

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