WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin SetTM – Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (product code 16AE) on May 2 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
This set is priced at $9.95 and contains two uncirculated Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarters–one each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver–and one proof coin from the United States Mint at San Francisco. The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarter reverse (tails) design features a frontiersman gazing across the mountains to the West. Inscriptions are “CUMBERLAND GAP,” “FIRST DOORWAY TO THE WEST,” “KENTUCKY,” “2016”, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” The coins are held in a durable plastic card with an image of the site. A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back of the card.
Orders will be accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov/coin-programs/america-the-beautiful-quarters-program/ and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at http://www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets can also be purchased through the United States Mint Product Enrollment Program. For more information about this program, please visit http://catalog.usmint.gov/root/enrollment.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 May 2, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.