United States Mint Opens Sales for Kisatchie National Forest Product Options on April 20

April 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will accept orders for product options containing quarters honoring Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana starting on April 20 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The Kisatchie National Forest Quarter is the 27th coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.

Product options and their prices are as follows:

KA1, KA2, KA3 100–Coin Bag “P,” “D.” or “S” $34.95
KA4 Two–Roll Set (40 coins per roll) “P” and “D” $32.95
KA5 Single Roll (40 coins) “S” $18.95
KA6 Three–Roll Set “P,” “D.” and “S” $46.95

Coins in the bags and rolls are circulating quality and are struck on the main production floors of United States Mint facilities at Denver, Philadelphia, or San Francisco. The coins have never been in circulation. The three–roll set contains coins from all three facilities. Unlike the “P” and “D” mint mark quarters, those with the “S” mint mark are not being released into circulation.

The special numismatic wrapping for the coin rolls displays the name “Kisatchie National Forest”; the abbreviation “LA” for Louisiana; “$10,” the face value of its contents; and “P,” “D.” or “S” for the mint of origin. The canvas bags have a tag with “Kisatchie National Forest”; “LA”; and “P,” “D.” or “S.”

Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at http://catalog.usmint.gov/coin–programs/america–the–beautiful–quarters/, while hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468). Please visit the United States Mint website for more information on shipping options: catalog.usmint.gov/customer–service/shipping.html.

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 taxpayers.

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 20, 2015, at noon EDT, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.


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