Rolls of the James Buchanan $1 Coins are now available. Each roll is priced at $35.95 and contains 25 circulating quality $1 coins from either the United States Mint at Philadelphia or Denver. The obverse (heads side) features the likeness of James Buchanan, while the reverse (tails) design—common to all Presidential $1 Coins—features the iconic Statue of Liberty, the coin's face value and the inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The inscriptions 2010, E PLURIBUS UNUM and the mint of origin are incused on the coin's edge. For more details and to place an order, click here!
The 2010 United States Mint Silver Proof Sets are now available. This year's set features 14 coins, including the quarters, dime and half-dollar struck in 90 percent silver. The coins are sealed in protective lenses to showcase and preserve their brilliant and exceptional finish. These sets are priced at $56.95 each. For ordering information, click here.
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El Capitan, majestic rock face, is featured on the Yosemite National Park quarter. Where does the name "Yosemite" come from? That's an interesting story, and the subject of the Coin of the Month for August, the Yosemite National Park quarter. You can also access a FREE Lesson Plan about this coin.
Have you heard about the new America the Beautiful Quarters® Program? This program not only highlights one of the fabulous national parks and other national sites in each of the 50 states, five U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, but also includes FREE lesson plans to spark classroom curricula!
National parks are not only beautiful subjects for quarter designs, but also hold a wealth of topics for lesson plans. For example, the 2010 plans (first in the series) cover English/Language Arts, Technology, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies for grades K through 12.
If you're an educator, don't miss out on the educational wonders of nature provided by the America the Beautiful Quarters Program lesson plans!