National park quarters celebrating the beauty of america. The america the beautiful quarters program is authorized by public law 110 456 the america s beautiful national parks quarter dollar coin act of 2008 act.
The coins also called the national parks and monuments quarters and national parks quarters are being released over 11 years from 2010 through 2021.
National parks commemorative quarters. Territory was introduced in both the house and senate in june 2008. Quarters will be issued with reverse designs commemorating national parks and sites in the order of which that park or site was deemed a national site. The quarter dollar legislation to create commemorative quarters honoring national parks and national sites in each state d c.
Honors national parks and other u s. The america s beautiful national parks quarter dollar coin act of 2008 public law 110 456 authorizes the production of five ounce 999 fine silver bullion coins replicating each of the designs featured on the united states mint america the beautiful quarters. Territories to honor national parks and other notable sites from natural wonders to military and historical parks.
Virgin islands vermont and. Featuring unique new reverse designs that celebrate the majesty of our nation s most beautiful and historic locations these. Each coin in the series features a common obverse with the 1932 portrait of.
Following up on the wild success of america s 1999 2008 statehood quarter program and one year d c. The quarters from three different states will depict parks or sites that were previously portrayed on the state quarters grand canyon in arizona yosemite in california and mount rushmore in south dakota. Territories quarters program the u s.
The america the beautiful quarters series consists of 56 new quarters that honor one national park or historic monument in each of the 50 states washington d c and the 5 u s. For a review of the national park quarters by year or location please click on one of the links above. About national park quarters in 2010 the united states mint began issuing 56 quarter dollar coins featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites as part of the united states mint america the beautiful quarters program.
Start your 2010 2021 national park quarter collection off right with this handy checklist. Mint introduced the national park quarter series in 2010. The united states mint published images and release dates for the five 2020 quarters that recognize national parks and sites located in american samoa connecticut u s.
While many people begin by collecting one coin of each design others like to assemble complete uncirculated sets with coins from both the philadelphia and denver mints. The act directs the mint to design mint and issue quarter dollar coins emblematic of a national park or other national site in each state the district of columbia and the five u s. The bullion coins are three inches in diameter and have a nominal face value.
Sites in this commemorative quarter series running from 2010 to 2021 the united states mint is issuing one quarter for each state plus the district of columbia and u s.