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America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Lesson Plans

April 19, 2018 - The America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, started in 2010, brings selected national sites to this popular circulating coin. Fifty-six different designs make up this series (one for each state, the District of Columbia, and each of five U.S. territories). On...

50 State Quarters Program Lesson Plans

September 29, 2017 - The 50 State Quarters Program is a hit with kids! Thousands of children are collecting these unique coins – one commemorative quarter for each state in the Union – and learning more about their country’s history and heritage. Bring the...

Artists at the Mint

September 29, 2017 - September 28, 2017 When you think of the United States Mint, you might think of the people who work in one of the facilities, stamping or pressing or otherwise making coins. But did you know that artists also work at...

Ellis Island Quarter Shines in the Garden State

September 1, 2017 - September 1, 2017 by Tracy Chavez The United States Mint and the National Park Service launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program New Jersey quarter honoring Ellis Island August 30. The ceremony took place on Ellis Island, the historic gateway...

Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1973, is located 12 miles off the southern coast of Rhode Island and sits on a terminal moraine shaped by glacial till deposits creating rolling dunes. Covering 133 acres, it is a critical...