WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set on April 24, at noon Eastern Time (ET). The 10–coin set contains uncirculated versions of the 2012 quarters in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program honoring El Yunque National Forest (Puerto Rico), Chaco Culture National Historical Park (New Mexico), Acadia National Park (Maine), Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii) and Denali National Park and Preserve (Alaska).
The coins in the set were produced at the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver and feature sharp, intricately detailed images. The packaging includes information about each of the commemorated national sites, making it a thoughtful gift option for anyone interested in learning more about our historic national parks and sites.
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). The sets are priced at $12.95 each, with a shipping and handling fee of $4.95 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 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 24, 2012, 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.