Category Archives: 2020

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park featured in 54th National Park Quarter Series

Located in Woodstock, VT, the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park is devoted to land stewardship. Its mission originated with George Perkins Marsh born here in 1801. A young George witnessed the deforestation and erosion of Mount Tom located behind the family’s farm due to the era’s fast-moving lumber industry and a growing nation’s need for construction […]

New 2020 Salt River Bay Quarter Released

The new 2020 Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve quarter, the 53rd issue in the 2010-2021 National Park quarter series, has been released and is now in circulation. This third new quarter design for 2020 features Salt River Bay, a federally protected are on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A […]

Salt River Bay National Park Quarter design finalized

On August 13, 2019 at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, IL, the U.S. Mint unveiled the final design for the 2020 Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve quarter. Honoring a protected national site on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the reverse design by Richard Masters […]

Candidate designs for the new 2020 Salt River Bay National Park Quarter

Numerous design proposals for the reverse of the 2020 Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve quarter were submitted to the U.S. Mint for consideration. The proposals are evaluated by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Commission (CCAC) and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) for their emblematic representation of the featured site of national […]

Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve featured 53rd in the National Park Quarter Series

A broad estuary on the northern coast of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve is a site of great natural and historical significance. While protecting upland watersheds, mangrove forests and a delicate ecosystem that supports threatened and endangered species, Salt River Bay also features archaeological […]