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U.S. Mint Celebrates 225th Anniversary with Collectors in Denver

August 7, 2017 - By Jill Westeyn (Photos by Debbie Dawson) August 4, 2017 Members of the United States Mint Retail Team and Office of Corporate Communications, in addition to senior leaders, proudly represented the bureau at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of...

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...

Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia was established in 1972 to maintain the primitive, undeveloped character of one of the largest and most ecologically diverse barrier islands on the Atlantic coast. There are almost 18 miles of pristine beach open...

Voyageurs National Park Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park was established in 1971 “to preserve . . . the outstanding scenery, geological conditions, and waterway system” inherent to the park, which protects 218,054 acres, including 84,000 acres of water. It consists of miles of undeveloped...

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Established in 1966 as our first national lakeshore, Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a narrow strip of a park that hugs the Lake Superior coast for more than 40 miles. The shoreline consists of 200-foot-high colorful sandstone cliffs, numerous...

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter

September 20, 2017 - Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was established in 1970 to protect “certain significant islands, shoreline, and light stations of the U.S. and their related geographic, scenic, historic, and scientific values.” The park includes 21 islands in Lake Superior and a...