WASHINGTON – Sales will open for the 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ (product code 16AP) on Feb. 23 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The five proof finish quarters in this year’s set have reverse (tails side) designs honoring Shawnee National Forest (IL), Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV), Theodore Roosevelt National Park (ND), and Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (SC). The obverse (heads side) of each coin features John Flanagan’s 1932 portrait of George Washington.
The 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set is priced at $14.95. Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at https://catalog.usmint.gov/, while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). Information on shipping options is available at: https://www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
The United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set can also be purchased through the bureau’s Product Enrollment Program. For additional information about this convenient order method, please review the FAQs at http://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/faqs/.
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 Feb. 23, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.