Tag Archives: Maine

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 […]

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 […]

Acadia Quarter Design Finalized

The final approved design for the 13th National Park quarter was announced in early December, 2011. The reverse of the third 2012 quarter, honoring Acadia National Park in Maine (established in 1916), features the Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse along some of the park’s famed rocky coastline. Inscriptions on the coin’s reverse include the name of […]

Candidate designs for new 2012 Acadia National Park Quarter

Five candidate designs for the reverse of the third 2012 National Park quarter were submitted to the U.S. Treasury, the Commission of Fine Arts, and the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee for consideration. Scheduled for release in June 2012, the 13th coin in the series will honor Acadia National Park. Some of the proposed designs feature […]

Acadia National Park honored 13th
in National Park Quarter series

Located on Maine’s Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park has long been recognized as something to be preserved. From rocky coastline to spectacular views – Acadia’s pristine landscape has made it one of America’s most popular national parks. Originally, the land of Acadia was inhabited by four Native American tribes – the Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy […]