WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™ (product code 18AC) on October 10 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The set is priced at $8.95.
The 2018-dated set includes 10 circulating quarters—five from the Philadelphia Mint and five from the Denver Mint—with reverse (tails) designs honoring: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Michigan), Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Wisconsin), Voyageurs National Park (Minnesota), Cumberland Island National Seashore (Georgia), and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge (Rhode Island).
The obverse (heads) of the quarters features the restored 1932 portrait of George Washington by sculptor John Flanagan. Required obverse inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “QUARTER DOLLAR.”
The coins are held in a durable plastic card that features a picturesque image and a brief description of each site and coin. The packaging allows the coins to be easily removed and placed in albums or other collecting tools. A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back of the card.
The Mint accepts orders at catalog.usmint.gov/ and 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 catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint 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; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its 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, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of Oct. 10, 2018, at noon ET.