Tag Archives: Denali National Park

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Denali National Park is featured on 15th National Park Quarter

Nearly as large as the state of Massachusetts, Denali National Park, in south central Alaska, covers over 7,300 square miles and is located 237 miles north of Anchorage, AK and 120 miles south of Fairbanks. Mount McKinley, North America’s highest mountain, rising over 20,000 ft above sea level, is found at the heart of the […]