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2017 America the Beautiful Design Recommendations

October 8, 2015 in Coins, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Quarters, US Mint, USA Coins

By: Dan Holmes News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met in Washington, D.C. today to discuss design candidates for the 2017 America the Beautiful quarters.

The Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri inspired several strong designs, but the committee was uniformly enthusiastic about the “turtle” submission, described more than once as a “home run.” Both the sky and the white space surrounding the body of the turtle will look great with a mirror-like Proof finish, and the use of perspective — moving from underwater to the far tree-crowded horizon — will make for a compelling reverse. This image was the committee’s favorite Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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