WASHINGTON — Beginning at noon Eastern Time on June 25, the United States Mint will open sales for the 2013 America the Beautiful Quarters Three–Coin Set – Great Basin National Park (product code N48). The set contains two uncirculated quality Great Basin National Park 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. A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back of the card.
The three–coin set is priced at $9.95. 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.
The America the Beautiful Quarters Three–Coin Sets may also be purchased 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 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It 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 June 25, 2013, 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.