Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Quarter

2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Coin Salt River Bay Virgin Islands Line Art Reverse
America the Beautiful Quarters

Background

Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve is a living museum on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It possesses an archeological and historical heritage more than 2,000 years old that exists within a dynamic ecosystem, which supports threatened and endangered species. In 1992, Congress created Salt River Bay as part of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and tell the story of its rich contributions to the Nation’s natural and cultural heritage.

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Characteristics

The reverse (tails) design depicts a red mangrove tree in an early stage of its life cycle, as it evolves from a very small plant to an adult tree. The design brings awareness to the park’s endangered mangrove forests and the unique and delicate nature of how the species reproduces in salt water.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • QUARTER DOLLAR

Reverse Inscriptions

  • SALT RIVER BAY
  • U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
  • 2020
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Reverse Content last reviewed August 2, 2019

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