Category Archives: General

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 […]

Cumberland Island National Seashore featured on 44th in National Park Quarter series

Located on the southern end of Georgia’s coastline, Cumberland Island is one of the state’s biggest barrier islands. It boasts untouched forests and beaches, as well as freshwater lakes and saltwater marshes. The island is also host to a variety of wildlife. Feral horses, wild hogs and armadillos all run free. And endangered loggerhead sea […]

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter Design Finalized

In September 2016, the U.S. Mint revealed the final design for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore quarter. As the second release for 2018, this interesting quarter features a kayaker near the sea caves at Devils Island with a lighthouse in the background. Devils Island is one of the 21 Apostle Islands on western Lake Superior. […]

2018 Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter released at Mather Elementary School

The new Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore quarter, 41st issue of the series and the first design for 2018, is now in circulation. On February 7, 2018, the official launch ceremony for the new Pictured Rocks quarter took place in the Mather Elementary School Auditorium, which is located in Munising, Michigan. After the ceremony, a coin […]

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter design finalized

On August 1, 2017, the U.S. Mint announced the final design for the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore quarters. The reverse shows Chapel Rock with the white pine that grows out of its top. The inscriptions on the coin’s reverse include the name and location of the site: pictured rocks, michigan, the year of issue: 2018, […]