Category Archives: 2017

2017 Ellis Island Quarter released at the former immigration center

The new 2017 Ellis Island National Monument quarter, 39th coin in the 2010-2021 National Park quarter series and 4th new design for 2017, is now in circulation. An official launch ceremony for the new Ellis Island quarter was held at 11 am ET on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the flag pole area of the […]

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter design finalized

In September 2016, the U.S. Mint revealed the final design for the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter. As the last release for 2017, this interesting quarter features Clark leading his men through chilly water to attack Fort Sackville. Inside the Greek-style memorial at the park, seven colorful murals tell the story of Clark’s […]

Candidate designs for new 2017 George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter

In October 2015, the Commission of Fine Arts and Citizens Advisory Committee met to review eleven designs for the reverse of the 2017 George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter. All designs varied: Four show the statue of George Rogers Clark in the foreground with the memorial in the background and various inscriptions, three feature […]

2017 Ozark National Scenic Riverways Quarter released at Alley Spring and Mill

The new Ozark National Scenic Riverways quarter, 38th issue of the series and the third design for 2017, is now in circulation. On June 5, 2017, the official launch ceremony for the new Ozark quarter took place at Alley Spring and Mill, which is located in Eminence, Missouri. After the ceremony, a coin exchange was […]

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park featured 40th in National Park Quarter series

Located along the Wabash River in Vincennes, IN, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park honors the Lieutenant Colonel George Rogers Clark and the men who secured Fort Sackville, during the Revolutionary War. In the 1770s, Kentucky was the frontier. The English, stationed at the fort, often sent Native Americans to attack the American settlers. Determined […]