WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Three–Coin Set – Denali National Park and Preserve on December 4 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set is priced at $9.95.
The America the Beautiful Quarters Three–Coin Set – Denali National Park and Preserve contains two uncirculated quality quarters – one each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver – and one proof quality quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. The coins are mounted on a durable plastic card that includes a brief description of the park and the coin design, as well as a Certificate of Authenticity on the back.
Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog and 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 will be added to all domestic orders.
Collectors may also purchase the America the Beautiful Quarters Three–Coin Sets through the bureau’s Online Subscription Program. For more information about this convenient ordering method, please 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 December 4, 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.