WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set on April 19, 2011, at noon Eastern Time (ET). The 10–coin set contains uncirculated versions of the 2011 quarters in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The coins were produced at the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver and feature a brilliant uncirculated finish.
Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may place their orders by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders. The America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set is also available for purchase through the United States Mint’s Online Subscription Program. For more information about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set features coins honoring Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania); Glacier National Park (Montana); Olympic National Park (Washington); Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi); and Chickasaw National Recreation Area (Oklahoma). Its packaging includes information about each of the commemorated national sites, which makes it a thoughtful gift option for anyone interested in learning more about our historic national parks and sites.
The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on–sale date and time of April 19, 2011, noon ET shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. For more information, please review the United States Mint’s Frequently Asked Questions, Answer ID #175.