WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™–Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (product code 17AE) on April 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The reverse (tails) design of each quarter depicts Frederick Douglass seated at a writing desk with his home in Washington, DC in the background. Inscriptions are “FREDERICK DOUGLASS,” “DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,” “2017,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” The obverse (heads) design features the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan.
Priced at $9.95, this set contains one uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, one uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and one proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint. The coins are held in a durable plastic card with an image of the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back of the card.
Orders will be accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov/ 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 https://www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
The 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 https://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 Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold, and platinum bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers. The Mint will celebrate its 225th anniversary in 2017 (#USMint225).
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 24, 2017, at noon ET will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.