First 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin Goes on Sale on February 5

January 29, 2018
41st quarter captures natural beauty of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
America the Beautiful Quarters Pictured Rocks Michigan Uncirculated Reverse

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will offer bags and rolls of quarters honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan starting on February 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This is the first of five quarters that will be released this year and the 41st release in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.

The coin’s reverse (tails) depicts Chapel Rock and the white pine tree that grows atop. The inscriptions are “PICTURED ROCKS,” “MICHIGAN,” “2018,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” The obverse (heads) features the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, which has been restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “QUARTER DOLLAR.”

Product options and their prices are as follows:

PRODUCT CODE PRODUCT OPTION MINT MARK PRICE

18ABA

100-Coin Bag P $34.95

18ABB

100-Coin Bag D

$34.95

18ABC 100-Coin Bag S

$34.95

18ARA

Two-Roll Set P, D $32.95

18ARB

40-Coin Roll S

$18.95

18ARC Three-Roll Set P, D, S

$46.95

Coins in the rolls and bags are struck on the main production floors at the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco. The three-roll set contains coins from all three facilities. Unlike the “P” and “D” mint mark quarters, those with the “S” mint mark will not be released into circulation.

The special numismatic wrapping for the coin rolls displays the name “Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore;” the abbreviation “MI” for Michigan; “$10,” the face value of its contents; and “P,” “D,” or “S” for the mint of origin. The canvas bags have a tag with “Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore;” “MI;” and “P,” “D,” or “S.”

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 www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.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. 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. 5, 2018, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

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