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.

2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarters debuted in a ceremonial release on Tuesday, April 21, 2010. On the prior day, however, the United States Mint launched quarter bags and rolls of the coins.

2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarter Rolls and Bags
2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarter Rolls and Bags

The latest U.S. Mint sales report is available and opening numbers show that collectors purchased nearly 3.1 million Hot Springs quarters in total. The product sales breakout between Monday and Sunday are:

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Marking the first coin ever to be released under the new America the Beautiful Quarters Program, the United States Mint ceremoniously launched the 2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarters yesterday to a crowd estimated at well over a thousand.

2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarter
2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarter – Obverse and Reverse

The ceremony was held on the grounds of the Hot Springs National Park headquarters building, which is showcased on the reverse (tails side) of the new strike along with the thermal spring fountain located in front of the structure.

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The United States Mint today at noon ET began selling bags and rolls of Hot Springs National Park Quarters, the first coin issue in the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters Program and the inaugural quarter-dollar in 2010. 2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarter Rolls and Bags The offering kicks off the first of a […]

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Numismatic Guaranty Corporation is now offering a special label designed specifically for the America the Beautiful Quarters™ debuting this year from the United States Mint. In a related move, the NGC is also specifying certain requirement for coins submitted to them in which the owner requests the special designations of "First Day of Issue" and […]

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The U.S. Mint this week published 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters images in preparation for the first coin release in the series and in support of upcoming quarter products.

2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Images
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Images (Larger Images for Each Quarter are Shown Below)

The 2010 quarters kickoff the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program, which will feature 56 different reverse designs honoring sites throughout the U.S. and its territories until 2021. This year’s quarters honor four National Parks and one National Forest.

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Visitors to Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas on Tuesday, April 20, can help in celebrating its 178th anniversary and participate in the ceremonial release of the first coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program.

2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarter
2010 Hot Springs National Park Quarter – Obverse and Reverse

The United States Mint will join National Park Service (NPS) officials in launching the Hot Springs National Park Quarter in a ceremony in front of  the park’s Administration Building at 10 AM CT.

Children 18 and under in attendance will receive a new quarter for free, while adults may exchange cash for $10 rolls of the coins immediately following the event, which is expected to last under one hour. There is a stated $100 limit per person for the exchange, but final amounts are often determined by how many quarter rolls are on hand and how many people stand in line to exchange.

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No stranger to American coinage, Delaware Congressman Mike Castle participated in another unveiling ceremony late last month of the 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters, this one hosted at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge in his home-state. Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Manager, Marc Landry; United States Mint, Philadelphia Plant Manager, Michael Stroeh; Friends of Bombay […]

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Two weeks have passed since the United States Mint revealed designs for the 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. However, what the US Mint failed to announce then was firm dates for each coin’s release. Previously, the only quarter that was scheduled with an exact launch date was the strike […]

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America the Beautiful Silver Bullion CoinThe United States Mint will issue a new series of coins in 2010 that are composed of silver and depict American National Parks and National Sites.

These coins are not the collector versions of the circulating America the Beautiful Quarters. They are, however, similar in name as they are called America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins and they share the same reverse designs.

Both new U.S. Mint coin series, the America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program and the America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin™ Program, are authorized by the America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008. The act was signed into Public Law 110-456 by former President Bush on December 23, 2008.

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The United States Mint has updated its 2010 Product Schedule to include new offerings with specific release dates through to the end of May. Most notable to the schedule are release dates for 2010 Lincoln Cent rolls, new Presidential $1 coins and three America the Beautiful Quarter Products. The new quarters series has been delayed […]

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