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.

America the Beautiful Quarter ObverseThe America the Beautiful Quarters Program kicks off a new 11-year series of commemorative coins beginning in 2010. With the US Mint’s preliminary 2010 schedule now available and by reviewing already published offerings from its subscription service, tentative information on many of the new 2010 quarter products and their prices is available for review.

Similar to the 50 States Quarters Program and the 2009 D.C. & U.S. Territories Quarters Program, the new series features five different annual quarter designs.

These themes, with 2010 design candidates already completed and evaluated by the United States Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), honor national parks and national sites. Featured in 2010, and in the order they will be issued are the:

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America the Beautiful Quarter ObverseAmerica the Beautiful Quarters kick off in 2010. During the next 11 years and at a rate of 5 per year, the reverse or tails side of each quarter will feature a design emblematic of a national park or site in each state, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.

[Read about the US Mint’s announcement of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program.]

Nearly twenty art renderings were completed some months back as part of the process to select a final quarter-dollar design per location for next year.

Referred to as "candidate designs," these have also been submitted to the United States Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for review.

All of the 2010 candidates are below, with the favorites of both groups highlighted along with their comments.

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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. ET to review designs for the 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters and 2010 First Spouse Gold Coins and Medals. The first 5 of the 56 America the Beautiful quarter design will commemorate Hot Springs National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Grand […]


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US Mint Video Describing New Quarters The United States Mint today announced the design themes for the next 56 US quarters and the massive commemorative silver bullion coins that will be issued between 2010 to 2021. It also formerly introduced the name of the new series, calling it the United States Mint America the Beautiful […]