Category Archives: 2018

2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter released in Rhode Island

The new Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarter, 45th issue of the National Park quarter series and 5th and final design for 2018, is now in circulation. The U.S. Mint’s official launch ceremony took place in the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Charlestown, Rhode Island on Thursday, November 15. After the ceremony, […]

Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter Design Finalized

The U.S. Mint announced the final design for the 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarter on August 1, 2017 at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver. Featuring the 5th and final new National Park quarter design for 2018, the Block Island coin will depict a black-crowned night-heron flying above the […]

Candidate Designs for New 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter

During June of 2017, the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) reviewed 12 design proposals for the reverse of the new 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarter. This coin will be the 45th issue of the 2010-2021 National Park Quarter Series, and the design will commemorate a critical […]

Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter design finalized

On August 1, 2017, the U.S. Mint announced the final design for the Cumberland Island National Seashore quarters. The reverse shows a snowy egret with its wings spread, perched on a branch before a marsh. The inscriptions on the coin’s reverse include the name and location of the site: cumberland island, georgia, the year of […]

Candidate designs for new 2018 Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter

In July of 2016, both the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) made recommendations after reviewing several candidate designs for the reverse of the 2018 Cumberland Island National Seashore quarter. The CCAC recommended a design showing a loggerhead sea turtle in the water, swimming. The CFA opted for a […]