WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set™ (product code 17AC) starting on November 21 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
This year’s set includes 10 circulating quarters—five from the Philadelphia Mint and five from the Denver Mint—with reverse (tails) designs honoring Effigy Mounds National Monument (Iowa), Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (Washington, DC), Ozark National Scenic Riverways (Missouri), Ellis Island (New Jersey), and George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (Indiana).
The coins are held in a durable plastic card that features a picturesque image and a brief description of each site and coin. The packaging allows the coins to be easily removed and placed in albums or other collecting tools. A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back of the card.
The 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set is priced at $5.95. The United States Mint will accept orders via its online catalog at https://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 here.
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. The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017 (#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 Nov. 21, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.