WASHINGTON — Sales will open at noon Eastern Time (ET) on January 7 for the 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set (product code Q5E). This year’s set contains proof versions of quarters with reverse (tails side) designs honoring Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee), Shenandoah National Park (Virginia), Arches National Park (Utah), Great Sand Dunes National Park (Colorado), and Everglades National Park (Florida). The obverse (heads side) of each coin features John Flanagan’s 1932 portrait of George Washington.
The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set is priced at $14.95. Orders will be accepted at the bureau’s online catalog, 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 also may purchase the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set through the Online Subscription Program. For the first time, the bureau is offering a 10 percent discount on subscription orders for this set, reducing the subscription only price to $13.45. The discount will apply to all sets purchased through both new and existing subscriptions.
About the United States Mint
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 January 7, 2014, 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.