Yellowstone National Park Quarter

Background

The Yellowstone National Park quarter is the second of 2010 and the second overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. First established as a national site on March 1, 1872 (17 Stat. 32), Yellowstone National Park is home to a large variety of wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk. Preserved within the park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world’s most extraordinary geysers.

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Characteristics

The reverse image features the Old Faithful geyser with a mature bull bison in the foreground. Design candidates were developed in consultation with representatives of Yellowstone National Park.

Obverse Inscriptions

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

Reverse Inscriptions

  • YELLOWSTONE
  • WYOMING
  • 2010
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Reverse
  • Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver
Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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