Tag Archives: 2020

Weir Farm National Historic Site Quarter Candidate Designs

The U.S. Mint commissioned its artists to create candidate designs for the Weir Farm National Historic Site quarter; 15 were reviewed for accuracy, edited, finalized and presented in June 2018. The Citizen Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts asked for revisions to seven of them and a resubmission. Liaisons from the historic […]

Weir Farm National Historic Site featured 52nd in National Park Quarter Series

Straddling Wilton and Ridgefield, Connecticut, the Weir Farm National Historic Site is a 68-acre cultural landscape established in 1990. Its manmade panorama features 15 historic structures, including houses, barns, studios and outbuildings. Its natural landscape is characterized by bedrock outcroppings, historic gardens, stone terraces, specimen trees, orchards, fields, miles of stone laid walls and a […]

National Park of American Samoa Quarter design finalized

On August 13, 2019, the U.S. Mint announced the final design for the National Park of American Samoa quarter at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, IL. U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Richard Masters designed and Mint Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill sculpted the National Park of American Samoa coin’s reverse. […]

National Park of American Samoa Quarter Candidate Designs

In 2018, the U.S. Mint commissioned its artists to create candidate designs for the 2020 National Park in American Samoa quarter. Ten were submitted for review by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts: three showed a Samoan man in native dress, blowing a conch shell; three showed fruit bats – […]

National Park of American Samoa featured 51st in National Park Quarter Series

Located in the South Pacific Ocean – halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand – the National Park of American Samoa is the only U.S. park site located south of the Equator. The park has units on four steep volcanic islands covered by lush rainforests – Ta’ū, Ofu, Olosega and Tutuila, home to American Samoa’s capital […]