United States Mint Releases Quarter Honoring Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) on November 14

November 7, 2016

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will offer products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) in South Carolina starting on November 14 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

Product options and their prices are as follows:

16ABN 100-Coin Bag P $34.95
16ABP 100-Coin Bag D $34.95
16ABQ 100-Coin Bag S $34.95
16ARN Two-Roll Set P and D $32.95
16ARP 40-Coin Roll S $18.95
16ARQ 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, Denver, 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 “Fort Moultrie National Monument”; the abbreviation “SC” for South Carolina; “$10,” the face value of its contents; and “P,” “D,” or “S” for the mint of origin.  The canvas bags have a tag with “Fort Moultrie National Monument”; “SC”; 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 United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.  The United States Mint’s 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 Nov. 14, 2016, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.


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