Category Archives: 2018

2018 Voyageurs National Park Quarter launch held at Irv Anderson Amphitheater

The Voyageurs National Park quarter was honored on June 14th, during the launch ceremony at the Irv Anderson Amphitheater in International Falls, MN. The Voyageurs National Park quarter is the third issue of 2018 and 43rd release of the National Park series. On the 13th, the evening before the launch, a coin forum was held […]

Candidate designs for the new 2018 Voyageurs National Park quarter

In June 2016, the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met to review five designs for the reverse of the 2018 Voyageurs National Park quarter. All designs varied: The first showed a campfire near the lake with a small island in the background. The second showed an eagle clutching a […]

Voyageurs National Park featured 43rd in National Park Quarter series

Voyageurs National Park, located on the US-Canadian border, is Minnesota’s only national park. In 1965, Voyageurs National Park Association was formed and the group worked to protect the lands around Rainy, Kabetogama, Kamakan and Sand Point Lakes area. Finally in 1975, the national park was established. The park has 218,054 acres and over a third […]

2018 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter launch held at the Legendary Waters Resort & Casino

The new Apostle Islands National Lakeshore quarter will be honored on April 11th, during the launch ceremony at the Legendary Waters Resort & Casino in Red Cliffs, WI – on the shores of Lake Superior. The Apostle Islands quarter is the second issue of 2018 and 42nd release of the National Park series. The night […]

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. […]