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2014 America the Beautiful Quarters in Uncirculated Set

This year’s America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set debuts from the United States Mint on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at noon ET.

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set
Front and the inside of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set

It is the fifth annual issue to include two uncirculated quality examples of the year’s America the Beautiful Quarters. Continue reading 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters in Uncirculated Set

Arches America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

Up next in U.S. Mint products from its America the Beautiful Quarters series is the Arches National Park Quarters Three-Coin Set. Collectors and fans of the national park in Utah can order the set of three Arches quarters from the Mint on Tuesday, June 24, beginning at 12 noon ET.

Arches America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set (front)
Arches America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set (front)

The price is $9.95, like the previous two three-coin sets from this year Continue reading Arches America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

Arches Five Ounce Silver Coins Like Quarters

The second week of June brings Arches National Park Quarters to the U.S. public and also two silver coins with the same designs but in a much larger format.

2014-P Arches National Park 5 oz Silver Uncirculated Coin
Arches National Park Five Ounce Silver Coins share the same designs as Arches quarters

Weighing 5.000 ounces, having diameters of 3.000 inches and compositions of 99.9% silver, the two silver coins are intended for two different purposes — one for coin collectors and the other for investors. Continue reading Arches Five Ounce Silver Coins Like Quarters

2014 Arches Quarters in Rolls, Sets and Bags

Arches National Park Quarters in circulating quality are available in one week, on June 9, 2014 — three days after the United States Mint and National Park Service officially reveal them to the public.

Arches National Park Quarter, Rolls and Bags
Arches National Park Quarters in Rolls and Bags

The 9th is when the U.S. Mint will release products of single rolls, two-roll sets and bags of the quarters emblematic of the national park in Utah. Continue reading 2014 Arches Quarters in Rolls, Sets and Bags

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters in 14-Coin Silver Proof Set

The latest product from the U.S. Mint is tailored for silver coin and quarter collectors because it features seven silver coins with five of them 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters.

2014 United States Mint Silver Proof Set
This is a U.S. Mint image of its 14-coin Silver Proof Set. Seven of the coins are in 90% silver, with five of those the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters

On sale for $53.95 at www.usmint.gov is the 2014 United States Mint Silver Proof Set®. This set actually has fourteen coins in total Continue reading 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters in 14-Coin Silver Proof Set

Great Smoky Mountains Quarter Mintages, ATB 5 Oz Silver Coins

A few news items are worth talking about for coins honoring Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, the first of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters and 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins.

2014 Great Smoky Mountains Quarter - Obverse and Reverse
The obverse and reverse of the 2014 Great Smoky Mountains Quarter, the first of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters

First, United States Mint mintages for the Great Smoky Mountains Quarter have been published. Second, the U.S. Mint has announced Continue reading Great Smoky Mountains Quarter Mintages, ATB 5 Oz Silver Coins

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters in Annual Proof Set

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters in collectible proof quality are available in the 2014 United States Mint Proof Set on March 25, 2014 for $31.95.

Lens and coins of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set
Proof 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters

Proof coins are differently than those found in circulation. Each are shiny, have sharp design details and mirror-like backgrounds. Continue reading 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters in Annual Proof Set

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Designs

Last week the United States Mint unveiled designs for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters honoring national sites in Nebraska, Louisiana, North Carolina, Delaware and New York.

Designs for 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters
8 of the 44 designs created for the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters

There are forty-four in total. These will be pared down to five by the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury following reviews by organizations such as Continue reading 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Designs

Great Smoky Mountains America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

This year’s first of five America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets is available on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2014 at noon EST. Featuring quarters commemorating Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, the United States Mint has the three-coin set listed for $9.95.

2014 Great Smoky Mountains America the Beautiful Quarters (Front of Card)
2014 Great Smoky Mountains America the Beautiful Quarters (Front of Card)

Designed by Chris Costello and sculpted by Renata Gordon, the reverse or tails side of the coins depict Continue reading Great Smoky Mountains America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

2014 Great Smoky Mountains Quarters in Rolls, Sets and Bags

The first America the Beautiful Quarter for 2014 launched into circulation today, January 27, 2014. Now available are 2014 Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarters with designs emblematic of the national site found in the state of Tennessee.

2014 Great Smoky Mountains Quarters in Rolls, Sets and Bags
2014 Great Smoky Mountains Quarters in Rolls and Bags

In addition to beginning their journey into circulation, the United States Mint began selling the quarters in single rolls, two-roll sets, three-roll sets, and bags at prices from $18.95 to $46.95. Continue reading 2014 Great Smoky Mountains Quarters in Rolls, Sets and Bags