Tag Archives: 2018

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 […]

Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter Design Finalized

The U.S. Mint announced the final design for the 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarter on August 1, 2017 at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver. Featuring the 5th and final new National Park quarter design for 2018, the Block Island coin will depict a black-crowned night-heron flying above the […]

Candidate Designs for New 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter

During June of 2017, the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) reviewed 12 design proposals for the reverse of the new 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarter. This coin will be the 45th issue of the 2010-2021 National Park Quarter Series, and the design will commemorate a critical […]

Block Island – “One of the 12 last great places in the Western Hemisphere”

Just about 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island lies the most important migratory bird habitat on the East coast – the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge. Over 70 different types of migratory songbirds visit the island each fall. Plus, the endangered sand-colored Piping Plover makes its home there. In 1614, Dutch explorer Adrian […]

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 […]