Category Archives: 2012

2012 Denali National Park Quarter released at Healy, AK

The new Denali National Park quarter, the fifteenth issue of the series, and fifth design for 2012, will soon be in circulation. On Thursday, November 15th, the official launch ceremony for the new Denali quarter will take place at the Tri-Valley Community Center in Healy, Alaska. With 1,000 residents, Healy is the largest community within […]

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 […]

2012 Acadia National Park Quarter is released from the United States Mint

The third 2012 issue of the National Park Quarter series, featuring Acadia National Park in Maine, was released by the U.S. Mint on June 12, 2012. The National Park quarter series of 2010-2021 honors a national park or historic site in each of the 50 states, D.C. and the 5 U.S. territories. The reverse design […]

Denali Quarter Design Finalized

On December 8, 2011, the U.S. Mint unveiled the final design for the 2012 Denali National Park Quarter. As the last release of the year, the Denali quarter will feature the majestic Mount McKinley in the background, with a Dall sheep in the foreground. Located in interior Alaska, Denali National Park is home to the […]

Candidate designs for 2012 Denali National Park Quarter

In the fall of 2010, the Citizen’s Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts reviewed five designs for the reverse of the 2012 Denali National Park quarter. All five designs featured Mt. McKinley in the background. Four of the five designs showed Dall sheep, and one showed a hiker in the foreground. The […]