WASHINGTON – Sales will open for the 2018 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ (product code 18AQ) on February 22 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The five quarters in this set—all struck in 90 percent silver at the San Francisco Mint—have 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 all coins bear John Flanagan’s 1932 portrait of George Washington. A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each set.
The 2018 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set is priced at $33.95. Orders will be accepted at www.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 catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
This set is also available for purchase through the bureau’s Product Enrollment Program. Learn more about this convenient ordering method at catalog.usmint.gov/shop/product-enrollments/.
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. 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, orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of Feb. 22, 2018, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.