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.

Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter PhotosCoin events next week will celebrate Block Island National Wildlife Refuge. Located 12 miles off the southern coast of Rhode Island, the refuge was established in 1973 with the transfer of 28 acres from the U.S. Coast Guard, and has grown to its current size of 134 acres. The island is known around the world for its variety of migratory birds and its stunning barrier beaches.

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, the quarter depicting the refuge launches into circulation and the U.S. Mint begins selling them in rolls and bags. Then on Thursday, Nov. 15, the U.S. Mint and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will introduce the quarter in an official ceremony […]

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Block Island Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumThe U.S. Mint and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will introduce the quarter commemorating Rhode Island’s Block Island National Wildlife Refuge. This year’s final quarter ceremony will take place somewhat near the refuge on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Two related events support the quarter’s official release. A coin forum hosted by U.S. Mint officials is going to occur on the evening before the ceremony, and then there will be a traditional coin exchange right after the ceremony ends. These events are free and open to all ages […]

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Ten-Coin Set of Circulating 2018 America the Beautiful QuartersToday, Oct. 10, the United States Mint released a set for collectors containing 10 circulating-quality quarters that celebrate national sites in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia, and Rhode Island.

Named the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™, the collectible pairs 5 quarters from the Denver Mint with 5 quarters from the Philadelphia Mint […]

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2020 Weir Farm Quarter Design Recommended by CCAC and CFAFinal design recommendations have been made for the 2020 America the Beautiful quarter dollar honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut.

In June, the United States Mint submitted 15 proposed designs for the quarter but those failed to receive recommendations unlike other quarter designs for 2020. Suggested changes were made and those resulted in seven revised designs […]

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Cumberland Island Quarters for Georgia in Three-Coin SetCumberland Island National Seashore Quarter Three-Coin Sets will be introduced by the United States Mint today, Sept. 13, 2018. The agency will begin selling the set beginning at noon ET for $9.95.

The Cumberland Island quarter is the fourth release this year from the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program […]

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Cumberland Island Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Thursday, Aug. 30, quarters honoring Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia were formerly introduced to the public.

Some 1,500 people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service and around 1,200 children received a free Cumberland Island quarter to commemorate the event […]

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2018 Cumberland Island Quarters for Georgia ReleasedThe United States Mint’s newest America the Beautiful quarter dollar honors a federally preserved portion of an island in the state of Georgia. Debuting today, Aug. 27, are bags and rolls of 2018 Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarters.

Options available for purchase include 40-coin rolls and 100-coin bags. All the quarters are produced to circulation quality at U.S. Mint facilities in Philadelphia, Denver or San Francisco […]

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Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter PhotosSeveral coin events next week will celebrate Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island which was established in 1972 to maintain one of the most ecologically diverse areas along the Atlantic coast.

On Monday, Aug. 27, the quarter commemorating the seashore launches into circulation and the U.S. Mint begins selling them in rolls and bags. Then on Thursday, Aug. 30, the U.S. Mint and National Park Service will introduce the quarter in an official ceremony […]

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Cumberland Island Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumThe United States Mint and the National Park Service will soon introduce the quarter that commemorates Georgia’s Cumberland Island National Seashore. This year’s fourth quarter ceremony will take place at a high school near the seashore on Thursday, Aug. 30.

As in past ceremonies, two related events support the quarter’s official release. First, there is a U.S. Mint-hosted coin forum on the night before the ceremony, and then there is the traditional coin exchange immediately following the ceremonial launch. Both are free and open to all ages […]

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2019 America the Beautiful Quarter and Coin DesignsThe United States Mint unveiled the final reverse designs for its 2019-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and counterpart America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins. The designs were unveiled Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money® in the Philadelphia.

2019 marks the 10th year of coins celebrating national parks and other national sites within the U.S. and its territories […]

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