Category Archives: Georgia

2018 Cumberland Island National Seashore Quarter released at local High School

The new Cumberland Island National Seashore quarter, 44th issue of the series and the fourth design for 2018, is now in circulation. On August 30, 2018, the official launch ceremony for the new Cumberland Island quarter took place in the Camden County High School Auditorium, which is located in Kingsland, Georgia. After the ceremony, a […]

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 […]

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 […]