USA Coins – Proof Set 2017 – America The Beautiful Quarters

USA Coins – Proof Set 2017 – America The Beautiful Quarters

The US Mint has issued a Proof set in 2017 containing 5 coins bearing “S” Mint mark of San Francisco Mint. It contains the following coins

Five Quarters of 2017 America The Beautiful  Quarters on

Effigy Mounds National Monument – IOWA

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site – District of Columbia

Ozark National Scenic Riverways – Missouri

Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument – New Jersey

George Rogers Clark National Historic Park – Indiana

US COINS 2017 -PROOF SET
US COINS 2017 – AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL QUARTERS -PROOF SET – SAN FRANCISCO MINT
US COINS 2017 -PROOF SET
US COINS 2017 – AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL QUARTERS -PROOF SET – SAN FRANCISCO MINT

USA 2017 COINS -PROOF SET

USA 2017 PROOF COINS – AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL QUARTERS – SAN FRANCISCO MINT

USA Coins – Proof Set 2018

USA Coins – Proof Set 2018

The US Mint has issued a Proof set in 2018 containing 10 coins bearing “S” Mint mark of San Francisco Mint. It contains the following coins

Five Quarters of 2018 America The Beautiful  Quarters on

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Miichigan

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore , Wisconsin

Voyageurs National Park , Minnesota

Cumberland Island National Seashore ,Georgia

Block Island National Wildlife Refuge,Rhode Island

One Native one dollar featuring Jim Thorpe -Footballer & Olympian

One Kennedy half dollar

One Jefferson Nickel

One Lincoln Penny

USA COINS 2018 -PROOF SET
US COINS 2018 – PROOF SET – SAN FRANCISCO MINT
USA 2018 COINS - PROOF SET
USA 2018 COINS -PROOF SET – SAN FRANCISCO MINT

US 2018 PROOF COINS

USA PROOF COINS – 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO MINT

Voyageurs National Park -Minnesota  -2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series

Voyageurs National Park -Minnesota  -2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series

The 2018 Series coin series continues with the release of Voyageurs National Park -Minnesota coins on Jun 11 , 2018. This is the 43rd coin of the 56 Coin series.

The Voyageurs National Park -Minnesota was established on Jan 8 ,1971 with 218,054 acres area including 84000 acres of Water .It was established to “preserve the outstanding scenery ,geological conditions and waterway system.”  The park features undeveloped shoreline,hundreds of Islands and lakes.The rocky shorelines,southern boreal and hardwood forests and open waters creates an ideal home for bald eagles,loons,black bears ,moose and wolves.

Details of Coin – 1.75mm thick ,5.67 g ,Copper- Nickel Clad Copper coin(8.33% Nickel Balance Copper)

Obverse – Portrait in left profile of George Washington.

Reverse -A common loon with rock cliff in the background.

Mintage Denver    Not Known     Philadelphia Not Known  San Francisco – Not Known.

A three coin set is listed below .It consists of Uncirculated  Coin from Denver and Philadelphia Mints and a Proof coin from San Francisco Mint.

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Wisconsin -2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Wisconsin -2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series

The 2018 Series coin series continues with the release of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore , Wisconsin  coins on Apr 9 , 2018. This is the 42nd coin of the 56 Coin series.

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Wisconsin was established on Sep 26 ,1970 with 69,372 acres area.It was established to protect “certain significant islands,shoreline and light stations of the USA and their related geographic, scenic, historic and scientific values. ” The park includes 21 islands in Lake Superior and a 12-mile strip of mainland shoreline. The park features pristine sand beaches,coves,sea caves,forests,diverse population of birds,mammals,amphibians and fish.There are a number of light houses and light house complexes.

Details of Coin – 1.75mm thick ,5.67 g ,Copper- Nickel Clad Copper coin(8.33% Nickel Balance Copper)

Obverse – Portrait in left profile of George Washington.

Reverse -Devils Islands with Sea caves , Devils Island Lighthouse and a Kayaker in the foreground .

Mintage Denver    137,800,000     Philadelphia 158,200,000  San Francisco – Not Known.

A three coin set is listed below .It consists of Uncirculated  Coin from Denver and Philadelphia Mints and a Proof coin from San Francisco Mint.

APOSTLE ISLANDS PROOF COIN
APOSTLE ISLANDS PROOF COIN -SAN FRANCISCO MINT
APOSTLE ISLANDS WISCONSIN COIN
NATIONAL PARKS QUARTER DOLLAR COIN SERIES 2018 – APOSTLE ISLANDS NATIONAL LAKESHORE WISCONSIN -REVERSE

 

 

2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Michigan.

2018 National Park Quarters Coin Series – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Michigan

The 2018 Series coin series commenced with the release of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ,Michigan coins on Feb 5,2018. This is the 41st coin of the 56 Coin series.

The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Michigan was established on October 15 1966 with 73,236 acres area.It is the first national lakeshore. It is a narrow strip of a park that hugs the Lake Superior coast for more than 40 miles.The shoreline consists of 200 feet colorful sandstone cliffs ,numerous beaches,and 300 foot sand dunes. The shoreline is also bordered by boreal and eastern hardwood forests with   waterfalls,lakes and streams.There is abundant wildlife inhabitating the lakeshore like black bears,deer and porcupines with bald eagles and peregrine falcons dotting the sky.

Details of Coin – 1.75mm thick ,5.67 g Copper- Nickel Clad Copper coin

Obverse – Portrait in left profile of George Washington.

Reverse Chapel rock with White Pine tree.

Mintage Denver    182,600,000     Philadelphia 186.714,000  San Francisco – Not Known.

A three coin set is listed below .It consists of Unc Coin from Denver and Philadelphia Mints and a Proof coin from San Francisco Mint.

 

PICTURED ROCK PROOF COIN
PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL LAKESHORE PROOF COIN 2018
PICTURED ROCK  PROOF COIN
PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL LAKESHORE PROOF COIN

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America The Beautiful National Parks Quarters Program.

America The Beautiful National Parks Quarters Program.

America The Beautiful Quarters are a series of 25 cent coins (Quarters) issued by United States Mint starting from 2010 and scheduled to continue till 2021. The front portion of all coins depicts George Washington in a restored version of 1932 Washington Quarters.

There will be five new reverse (back) designs each year (one in 2021) each depicting a National Park or National Site – one from each state,District of Columbia and each territory. It is 56 Coin program and 40 coins issued till 2017 and 2018 will be the ninth year of program.

Quarters will be issued depicting designs of national parks & sites in the order in which park & site was deemed a national site. The quarters from three different states will depict parks and sites that were previously portrayed on state quarters (  Grand Canyon in Arizona, Yosemite in California and Mount Rushmore in South Dakota).Though they will depict same sites but with different designs.

All the three mints Denver , Philadelphia and San Francisco have issued coins till date.

The Program is authorized by America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008.

Coin details of Circulating Commemorative Coins

Metal  Copper- nickel clad copper

Weight 5.67g

Diameter 24.28mm

Thickness 1.75mm

shape Round