United States Mint Begins Accepting Orders for Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter Product Options on June 29

June 22, 2015

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will accept orders for product options containing quarters honoring Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina starting on June 29 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Product options and their prices are as follows:

PRODUCT CODE PRODUCT OPTION MINT MARK PRICE
BD1, BD2, BD3 100–Coin Bag “P,” “D.” or “S” $34.95
BD4 Two–Roll Set (40 coins per roll) “P” and “D” $32.95
BD5 Single Roll (40 coins) “S” $18.95
BD6 Three–Roll Set “P,” “D.” and “S” $46.95

Coins in the bags and rolls are circulating quality that have never been in circulation and are struck on the main production floors of United States Mint facilities at Denver, Philadelphia, or San Francisco. 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 “Blue Ridge Parkway”; the abbreviation “NC” for North Carolina; “$10,” the face value of its contents; and “P,” “D.” or “S” for the mint of origin. The canvas bags have a tag with “Blue Ridge Parkway”; “NC”; and “P,” “D.” or “S.”

Orders will be accepted 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 information on shipping options: catalog.usmint.gov/customer–service/shipping.html.

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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 June 29, 2015, at noon EDT, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

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