WASHINGTON – Sales will open for the 2017 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ (product code 17AP) on Jan. 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The five proof-finish quarters in this set have reverse (tails) designs honoring Effigy Mounds National Monument (IA), Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (DC), Ozark National Scenic Riverways (MO), Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument) (NJ), and George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (IN). The obverse (heads) of each coin continues to feature John Flanagan’s 1932 portrait of George Washington.
The 2017 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.
This set can also be purchased through the bureau’s Product Enrollment Program. For information about this convenient order method, 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.
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 Jan.5, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.