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Final design choices for the 2018 America the Beautiful quarters

August 14, 2017 in Blogs, Coin Shows, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Education, History, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Quarters, US Mint, USA Coins

By: Mint News Blog Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com)

(Coin-design images courtesy of the U.S. Mint)

(Coin-design images courtesy of the U.S. Mint)

The following is a re-post from Mint News Blog’s sister site, Coin Update.

 

The U.S. Mint unveiled the reverse designs for the 2018 America the Beautiful quarters on August 1 at the American Numismatics Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver.

The national sites to be recognized in 2018 are Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia, and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island. Each quarter reverse in the series depicts a scenic representation of the park…  Full article at the source>

Source: Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com)

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The U.S. Mint and the U.S. Postal Service: Time for a Collaboration

January 7, 2017 in Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, US Government, US Mint, USA Coins

By: Mint News Blog Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com)

Numismatic products like the America the Beautiful quarters could bring a significant amount of revenue to the U.S. Postal Service. Local post offices, like this one in Boling, Texas, would all stand to benefit. (Wikipedia photo by Djmaschek)

Numismatic products like the America the Beautiful quarters could bring a significant amount of revenue to the U.S. Postal Service. Local post offices, like this one in Boling, Texas, would all stand to benefit from the income, wherever the coins were sold. (Wikipedia photo by Djmaschek)

A few days ago, a postal carrier in Pocatello, Idaho, penned a letter to the editor of the Idaho Press-Tribune. In it, he noted that 2017 would once again be a challenge for the U.S. Postal Service. He cautioned that privatizing the USPS would create problems like reducing service to remote rural areas; …Full article at the source>

Source: Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com)

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CCAC Recommends Designs for Ellis Island and Effigy Mounds Quarters

February 17, 2016 in Coins, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, US Mint, USA Coins

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

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

Back in October, the committee met with the intention of making recommendations for all five of 2017’s ATB issues, but they were unable to get behind any single design submitted for either Effigy Mounds National Monument or Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument). Today’s meeting gave CCAC members the chance to look over new submissions as well as revised versions of older designs, and they were able to come to a decision on which images to put… Full article at the source>

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A Look at 2016’s America the Beautiful Quarters

January 7, 2016 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Proof Coins, Quarters, US Mint, USA Coins

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

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The U.S. Mint released both the 2016 Birth Set and 2016 Happy Birthday Coin Set yesterday, giving collectors an opportunity to obtain two (Shawnee and Fort Moultrie) of this year’s America the Beautiful quarters in Proof format. The 2016 ATB Quarter Proof Set is also on deck at the Mint, set to go on sale Monday, January 11. That makes now an ideal time to take a look at all of the designs for this year’s ATB quarters, with the Uncirculated versions placed on the left side and Proofs to the right.

All ATB quarters share an obverse that… Full article at the source>

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

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