WASHINGTON – Sales will open for the 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set (product code 16AQ) on March 7 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The set includes five quarters–all struck in 90 percent silver at the United States Mint at San Francisco–with 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 coin’s obverses (heads sides) bear John Flanagan’s 1932 portrait of George Washington.
The 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set is priced at $31.95.
Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint’s online catalog at https://catalog.usmint.gov/. 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 Silver Proof Set can also be purchased through the Product Enrollment Program. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, please review the FAQs at https://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 March 7, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.