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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 – […]

Candidate Designs for new 2019 San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Quarter

The U.S. Mint commissioned its artists to create candidate designs for the San Antonio Missions quarter; 15 were reviewed for accuracy, edited, finalized and presented to the Mint in September 2017. Among those 15 designs, five featured mission bell towers. Three proposals made a bell the central focus of the coin’s reverse. Two designs emphasized […]