Tuesday, May 27, 2014

US Mint Arches National Park Quarter on 6th June

United States Mint will launch Arches National Park Quarter on Friday, 6th June 2014. The ceremony will take place at the Arches National Park Visitor Center at 9 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Invited guests include Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox and Moab Mayor Dave Sakrison. Highlights of the free event include a coin exchange where the public can trade their cash for $10 rolls of the new Arches National Park quarter.

Arches National Park

The evening before the launch ceremony-Thursday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m. MDT-the United States Mint will host a coin forum at the Zions Bank Community Room, 330 S. Main Street, Moab, Utah 84532. The coin forum is an opportunity for the public to express their views about future coinage, and to learn about upcoming United States Mint coin programs and initiatives.

The Arches National Park quarter is the 23nd coin the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, a 12-year initiative to honor 56 national parks and other national sites authorized by Public Law 110-456. Each year, the public will see five new national sites depicted on the reverse (tails side) of the America the Beautiful Quarters. The United States Mint is issuing these quarters in the order in which the honored site was first established as a national site.

On 15 May 2014, The United States Mint start to accept orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin - Shenandoah National Park. The coin reverse design by Phebe Hemphill show a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man summit.