United States Mint Releases Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Quarter on April 3

March 29, 2017

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for rolls and bags of America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site in the District of Columbia starting on April 3 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

The coin’s reverse (tails) design depicts Frederick Douglass seated at a writing desk with his home in Washington, D.C., in the background.  Inscriptions are “FREDERICK DOUGLASS,” “DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,” “2017,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”  Its obverse (heads) design features the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan.

Product options and their prices are as follows:

 PRODUCT CODE  PRODUCT OPTION  MINT MARK  PRICE

 17ABD

 100-Coin Bag

 P

 $34.95

 17ABE

 100-Coin Bag

 D

 $34.95

 17ABF

 100-Coin Bag

 S

 $34.95

 17ARD

 Two-Roll Set

 P and D

 $32.95

 17ARE

 40-Coin Roll

 S

 $18.95

 17ARF

 Three-Roll Set

 P, D, and S

 $46.95

Coins in the rolls and bags are struck on the main production floors at the Philadelphia Mint, Denver Mint, and San Francisco Mint facilities.  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 “Frederick Douglass National Historic Site”; the abbreviation “DC” for the District of Columbia; “$10,” the face value of its contents; and “P,” “D,” or “S” for the mint of origin.  The canvas bags have a tag with “Frederick Douglass National Historic Site”; “DC”; and “P,” “D,” or “S.”

Orders will be accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov/coin-programs/america-the-beautiful-quarters-program/ and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  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://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 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 is celebrating its 225th anniversary this year (#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 3, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

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