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January 25, 2016

United States Mint Opens Sales on Feb. 1 for Products Featuring Shawnee National Forest Quarters

WASHINGTON - The United States Mint will open sales on Feb. 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET) for rolls and bags of circulating finish America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Shawnee National Forest.

Product options and their prices are as follows:

                             
PRODUCT CODEPRODUCT OPTIONMINT MARKPRICE

16ABA

100-Coin Bag

P

$34.95

16ABB

100-Coin Bag

D

$34.95

16ABC

100-Coin Bag

S

$34.95

16ARA

Two-Roll Set

P and D

$32.95

16ARB

40-Coin Roll

S

$18.95

16ARC

Three-Roll Set

P, D, and S

$46.95

The coins in the rolls and bags were struck on the main production floors of the United States Mint's facilities at Denver, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. The three-roll set contains coins from all three facilities. Unlike the "P" and "D" mint mark quarters, those with the "S" mint mark will not be released into circulation.

The special numismatic wrapping for the coin rolls displays the name "Shawnee National Forest"; the abbreviation "IL" for Illinois; "$10," the face value of its contents; and "P," "D," or "S" for the mint of origin. The canvas bags have a tag with "Shawnee National Forest"; "IL"; and "P," "D," or "S."

Orders will be accepted at catalog.usmint.gov/coin-programs/america-the-beautiful-quarters-program/ and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). Information on shipping options is available at catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the nation's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint's numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of Feb. 1, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

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Contact:
Press inquiries:  Ofc of Corp Communications (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)
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