Category Archives: State

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Released

The new Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site National Park quarter, 56th and final in the 12-year series, was issued on January 4th and released for circulation on February 8th. As the series’ final coin, it is the only one released in 2021. The United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Designer Chris Costello designed and United […]

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site featured in 56th National Park Quarter series

The Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site at Moton Field in Tuskegee, AL was established in November 1998 and opened in 2008. It was established in 1941 as a new US Army Air Corps training base in WWII for African American pilots, navigators, bombardiers, maintenance, support staff and instructors – both women and men. The field […]

Candidate Designs for the 2021 Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Quarters

The US Mint commissioned its artists to create candidate designs for the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site quarter – the 56th and last quarter in the 12-year series highlighting a national park or historic site in each of the 50 states and US territories. This quarter represents the state of Alabama. Thirteen designs were reviewed. […]

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 […]