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November 30, 2016

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) Available on December 5

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (product code 16AH) on December 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET).  

This set contains two uncirculated Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) quarters—one each from the Philadelphia Mint and Denver Mint facilities—and one proof coin from the San Francisco Mint.  The coins’ reverse (tails) design depicts Sergeant William Jasper returning the regimental flag to the ramparts while under attack from a British ship.  Inscriptions are “FORT MOULTRIE,” “SOUTH CAROLINA,” “2016,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

The America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) is priced at $9.95.  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 at 1-888-321-MINT.  Information about shipping options is available at http://www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.   

America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets are also available for purchase through the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program.  For more information about this program, please visit http://catalog.usmint.gov/root/enrollment.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 Dec. 5, 2016, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

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