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2020 Tallgrass Prairie Park Quarter released to the public

The new Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve quarter, 55th issue of the series and the final design for 2020, is now in circulation. On November 16, 2020, the coin became available through the U.S. Mint’s website and at the Lyon County State Bank in Emporia, KS. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the official in-person launch ceremony […]

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Quarter design finalized

On August 13, 2019, the U.S. Mint announced the final design for the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve quarters. The reverse shows a Regal Fritillary butterfly before Big Bluestem and Indian grasses. The inscriptions on the coin’s reverse include the name and location of the site: tallgrass prairie, kansas, the year of issue: 2020, and the […]

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 […]

New commemorative quarters to be minted from 2010‑2021

National Park Quarters honor revered sites and locations An exciting new 12-year coin series from the United States Mint is celebrating America’s most cherished and significant natural and historical places. The new commemorative quarter series will honor a national park or other national site in each of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, […]