Tag Archives: Hawaii

For the first time in nearly 60 years… San Francisco Mint issued Uncirculated “S” Quarters!

In 2012 – after exclusively producing U.S. Proof and commemorative coins for decades – the prestigious San Francisco Mint struck the first regular-issue U.S. quarters in 58 years. A limited number of regular-issue 2012 National Park quarters will be struck at San Francisco for collectors, and will feature “S” mint marks below the motto IN […]

2012 Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Quarter released at Kahua Hula

The new Hawaii Volcanoes quarter, the fourteenth issue of the series and fourth design for 2012, is now in circulation. During the last week of August, the official launch ceremony for the new Hawai’i Volcanoes quarter took place at Kahua Hula, south of the Kilauea Visitor Center at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. The park’s […]

Hawai’i Volcanoes Quarter Design Finalized

On December 8, 2011, the U.S. Mint unveiled the final design for the 2012 Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park quarter. As the 4th release of the year, the Hawaii quarter will feature the east rift of the Kilauea Volcano. Kilauea rises 4,190 feet above sea level and is located on the south side of Mauna Loa. […]

Candidate designs for 2012 Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Quarter

Five designs for the reverse of the 2012 Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park quarter were submitted to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee in the fall of 2010. After viewing the designs, the committee chose the version showing a close-up of the east rift of the Kilauea Volcano. The other four featured native Hawaiian dancers with the […]

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is featured on 14th National Park Quarter

Located on the “Big Island” of Hawaii, this national park is home to Mauna Loa, the largest volcano on earth and Kilauea, the world’s most active. These are just 2 of the 5 different volcanoes found on the island of Hawaii, the youngest island in all of the Hawaiian chain. Through the efforts of Lorrin […]