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Quarters for 10 Years to Honor National Parks

Legislation to create at least 56 newly designed quarters over a ten-year period is now a presidential signature away from law. America’s Beautiful...

Civil Rights Quarter Series Proposed in House

Coin Legislation on Capital BuildingA bill recently introduced by Rep. Melvin Watt [D-NC] proposes a 40-coin, eight-year series of circulating quarters to commemorate and be emblematic of "prominent civil rights leaders and important events that have advanced civil rights in America."

H.R. 6701, "Civil Rights Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008," was introduced July 31, and has an already large cosponsor list of 99 representatives.

Most collectors are now familiar with the H.R. 6184, "America's Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008," which the House passed July 9 and would continue circulating quarters commemorating national parks and sites for at least 11 years. Like it, H.R. 6701 would authorize a large silver version of the coin measuring 3 inches in diameter and weighting a 5 ounces.

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Super-Sized, Eight Ounce Silver Park Quarters Proposed

The latest congressional National Parks Quarter proposal calls for a massive three-inch, eight ounce silver collector coin. An amazing size that would quite easily...

Commemorative National Park Quarters Pass House, Should the Senate Follow?

Legislation for circulated, uncirculated, proof and silver dollar coins commemorating national parks and sites flew through the House of Representatives in five weeks and...

National Park Quarters Gain Senate and House Traction

The call for national park quarters grew louder with progress in the House and introduction in the Senate. The joint quarter-dollar legislation seeks to:   ...

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