United States Mint to Launch War in the Pacific National Historical Park Quarter on May 3

April 19, 2019
2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Coin War in the Pacific Guam Uncirculated Reverse

WHAT:

The United States Mint will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam on Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. Chamorro Standard Time (ChST).

$10 rolls of War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarters will be available for exchange immediately following the ceremony.

WHO:
• David Ryder, Director, United States Mint
• Lou Leon Guerrero, Governor, Guam
• Josh Tenorio, Lieutenant Governor, Guam
• Barbara Alberti, Superintendent, War in the Pacific National Historical Park

WHEN:

Friday, May 3, 2019, 10 a.m. ChST

WHERE:

War in the Pacific National Historical Park
Asan Beach Unit
Asan, Guam

COIN FORUM
The United States Mint will host a coin forum the evening before the launch ceremony—Thursday, May 2, 2019, 5-6 p.m. ChST—at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, T. Stell Newman Visitor Center, Marine Corps Drive (outside Navy Base main gate), Sumay, Guam. The coin forum is an opportunity for the public to learn about upcoming United States Mint coin programs and initiatives, and express their views about future coinage.

The War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarter is the 48th release in the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program, a 12-year initiative that honors 56 national parks and other national sites authorized by Public Law 110-456. Each year until 2020, the public will see five new national sites depicted on the reverses (tails sides) of the America the Beautiful Quarters. A final coin will be released in 2021. The United States Mint is issuing these quarters in the order in which the national sites were officially established.

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