Category Archives: General

Candidate designs for new 2019 American Memorial Park Quarter

In September of 2017, 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 2019 American Memorial Park quarter. The CCAC did not make a design recommendation, instead asking that a second round of designs be submitted for consideration. […]

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 […]

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, […]