WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set November 8 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The 10–coin set, priced at $5.95, contains the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins in circulating quality — one of each quarter from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver. The coins feature reverse (tails side) designs 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 packaging allows the coins to be removed easily and placed in the America the Beautiful Quarters Coin Album™ and other storage options.
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 order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order will be added to all domestic orders.
The America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set is also available for purchase through the United States Mint Online Subscription Program. For additional information about this convenient ordering option, visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792. This year marks the bureau’s 220th anniversary. The United States Mint 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 numismatic products including proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self–sustaining and operate at no cost to the taxpayer.
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 November 8, 2012, at 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.