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

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

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

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 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set

The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ debuts from the United States Mint on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Found in this set are the five America the Beautiful Quarters of the year, each struck from a composition of 90% silver.

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set

Packaging and the 90% silver coins of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set

When issued, the set is listed to sell for $31.95. That is $10 less than the opening price of last year’s release. Continue reading

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulation Release Dates

Circulation release dates for the five 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters range from January to November, keeping with recent tradition and according to newly published data by the Federal Reserve Bank Services — Federal Reserve Banks place U.S. Mint orders for circulating coinage based on circulation needs and orders they receive from local financial institutions.

Images of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters

Images of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters have reverse designs celebrating Continue reading

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set

Today, January 7, 2014, the United States Mint started taking orders for the 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™.

2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set

Coins and packaging of the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set

This set marks the fifth annual release in the series which dates back to 2010. Pricing is listed as $14.95, plus the standard US Mint shipping charge of $4.95 per order. Continue reading

2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

On Thursday, November 21, 2013, the United States Mint will issue its 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Setâ„¢, the last of its quarter-only products for this year.

2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

U.S. Mint image of its 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

Ten coins are found within the circulating coin set, five from the U.S. Mint facility in Denver and five from Continue reading

Mount Rushmore America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

The United States Mint comes one step closer to closing out its 2013 product line-up of America the Beautiful Quarters® with its Mount Rushmore America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set.

2013 Mount Rushmore America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set (Front of Card)

2013 Mount Rushmore America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set (Front of Card)

This set goes on sale beginning at Noon (Eastern) on November 19, 2013. Continue reading