Grand Canyon America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

The Grand Canyon America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set will hit the streets Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 12 noon Eastern Time for a price of $14.95.

Grand Canyon America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set
Grand Canyon America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

The product represents the last set assembled by the United States Mint to feature the 2010 Grand Canyon National Park Quarter.

The three-coin set includes a 2010-P uncirculated park quarter, a 2010-D uncirculated park quarter, and a 2010-S proof park quarter. Each clad coin is enclosed in its own clear coin holder and all three are mounted together on a durable plastic card. On the back of the card is a Certificate of Authenticity and a brief description of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona and the coin’s reverse design.

The Grand Canyon Quarter design features a tiny view of the granaries above the Nankoweap Delta in Marble Canyon near the Colorado River. The actual location is found in the northernmost section of the Grand Canyon. Inscriptions include GRAND CANYONARIZONA, 2010 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.

The obverse side of the America the Beautiful Quarter has the familiar portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, which the US Mint restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model. Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICALIBERTYIN GOD WE TRUST andQUARTER DOLLAR.

The Grand Canyon National Park Quarter was placed into circulation on September 20, 2010 and released in a ceremony one day later. It has been a part of many sets by the United States Mint, but the three coin set offers collectors a way to acquire all three mint-marked coins without purchasing more expensive annual sets.

In the table below are other products that contain Grand Canyon quarters. Their prices have been updated to reflect the latest changes for the silver products, although two are temporarily suspended while the Mint evaluates their next price update.

Product Release Date Price
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Grand Canyon April 13, 2011 $14.95
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Set November 23, 2010 $21.95
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set November 19, 2010 $9.95
2010 Grand Canyon National Park Quarter Two-Roll Set (P&D Circulation Quality) September 20, 2010 $32.95
2010 Grand Canyon National Park Quarter 100-Coin Bag (P or D Circulation Quality) September 20, 2010 $35.95
2010 US Mint Silver Proof Set August 26, 2010 $64.95 subject to change
2010 US Mint Proof Set July 22, 2010 $31.95
2010 US Mint Uncirculated Coin Set July 15, 2010 $31.95
2010 US Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set May 27, 2010 $39.95 subject to change
2010 US Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set May 13, 2010 $14.95

 

Two 2010 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins feature the Grand Canyon coin design. The first one was the Grand Canyon Silver Bullion Coin. It was released on December 10, 2010. Only 33,000 were struck. The second one will be the Grand Canyon Silver Uncirculated Coin. Only 27,000 have been minted, but a release date has not yet been set.

The US Mint allows purchases to be made on their website at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or by phone at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). As usual, a $4.95 shipping and handling fee applies to all domestic orders.

The next 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set will honor Mount Hood National Forest and is set to launch on May 4, 2011. These sets can also be ordered via the Mint’s Online Subscription Program. More information regarding subscriptions can be found on the Mint’s website.

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