2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Sold Out

September 1, 2013

in ATB Quarters, US Mint News

In the final week of August 2013, the 2012 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set became unavailable. The US Mint pulled the set from its online store and placed its product page in the "No Longer Available" section of the website with the words "sold out" tagged to it.

2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set

Lens and Coins in the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set

Released on Jan. 17, 2012, the five-coin clad set includes proof quality versions of the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters depicting:

  • El Yunque National Forest of Puerto Rico,
  • Chaco Culture National Historical Park of New Mexico,
  • Acadia National Park of Maine,
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park of Hawaii and
  • Denali National Park of Alaska

These represent the 10th through 15th issues from the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, a series of coins that commemorate national parks, national forests and other national sites throughout the U.S. and its territories. The quarter-dollars were introduced by US Mint 2010.

Last Sales Figures for Set

This Coin News Extra article will be updated with final sales for the set, but as of August 26, 2013 the total was 148,341. That marks the lowest total for the coin sets to date, though it’s possible this year’s release could give it a challenge.

Sales for 2010 – 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Sets

Year Issued Opening Price Latest Sales*
2010 ATB Quarters Proof Set May 13 $14.95 276,335
2011 ATB Quarters Proof Set March 17 $14.95 152,302
2012 ATB Quarters Proof Set January 17 $14.95 148,341
2013 ATB Quarters Proof Set January 22 $14.95 97,294**


*These are the latest sales figures available as of Monday, August 26, 2013. ** The set for 2013 remains available through the Mint’s website at www.usmint.gov/catalog. It includes clad coins depicting:

  • White Mountain National Forest Quarter of New Hampshire
  • Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial Quarter of Ohio
  • Great Basin National Park Quarter of Nevada
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Quarter of Maryland
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial Quarter of South Dakota

All proof quarters are struck at the San Francisco Mint and carry a denoting "S" mint mark, whereas the versions found in pocket change are in circulating quality and originate from U.S. Mint facilities in Denver or Philadelphia.

It should be noted that the same five quarters were in the Mint’s annual 14-coin 2012 Proof Set which unexpectedly sold out in January with revised final sales of 794,002.

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