New Issue: 2018 ‘America the Beautiful Quarters’ silver Proof set available today

Sales opened for the 2018 U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters silver Proof set today.

The five quarters in this set—all struck in 90 per cent silver at the San Francisco Mint—have reverse designs honouring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Michigan), Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Wisconsin), Voyageurs National Park (Minnesota), Cumberland Island National Seashore (Georgia), and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge (Rhode Island).

The obverse of all coins bear John Flanagan’s 1932 portrait of George Washington. A certificate of authenticity accompanies each set.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan

This design depicts Chapel Rock and the white pine tree that grows atop. Inscriptions are “PICTURED ROCKS,” “MICHIGAN,” “2018,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin

This design depicts the sea caves at Devils Island with the lighthouse in the background and a kayaker paddling in the foreground. Inscriptions are “APOSTLE ISLANDS,” “WISCONSIN,” “2018,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota

This design depicts a common loon with a rock cliff in the background. Inscriptions are “VOYAGEURS,” “MINNESOTA,” “2018,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia

This design depicts a snowy egret posing on a branch on the edge of a salt marsh, ready for flight. Inscriptions are “CUMBERLAND ISLAND,” “GEORGIA,” “2018,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island

This design depicts a black-crowned night-heron flying over a view from the beach at Cow Cove looking towards Sandy Point. The North Lighthouse is seen in the background. Inscriptions are “BLOCK ISLAND,” “RHODE ISLAND,” “2018,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

ORDERING

The 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters silver proof set is priced at $33.95 USD. Orders are accepted at catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT. Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT.

This set is also available for purchase through the mint’s Product Enrollment Program. Learn more about this ordering method at catalog.usmint.gov/shop/product-enrollments.

Information about shipping options is available at catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

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