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.