America the Beautiful Quarters Information and Resource Page
The following resource pages offer additional information on the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program:
- 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Guide
As many in the collector community already know, but few in the general public yet realize, a new multi-year series of coins is set to debut in 2010 from the United States Mint. Known as the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, the series highlights the beauty of the nation by showcasing sites of national interest throughout the land.
- America the Beautiful Quarter News
Find the latest information and news on the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, to include release dates, design selections, available products, coin images, mintage figures, sales reports, and more.
- America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins
Under the America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin Program, the United States Mint strikes .999 fine silver coins with an enormous diameter of 3 inches and a weight of 5 ounces. The size of the coins are quite distinct, and are a first time event for the Mint. In the past, coins have included a single ounce of silver and were much smaller. As a comparison, they are nearly double the size — in width and thickness — of the American Eagle Silver coin, which is 1.598 inches in diameter, and they are twice that of early US coinage, like the Morgan and Peace silver dollars.
- America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008
The legislation for the quarters was introduced by Rep. Michael Castle on June 4, 2008 as H.R. 6184. It quickly passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 25, 2008. The U.S. Senate passed the legislation on Dec. 10, 2008. It became Public Law 110-456 on Dec. 23, 2008, when it was signed by former President George Bush. This page contains the text of the legislation.
- America the Beautiful Quarter Mintages
A page providing the latest circulating quarter mintages, or production figures, of each quarter-dollar, as provided by the United States Mint on a monthly basis. The Mint produces the circulating coins at its facilities in Denver and Philadelphia.
- America the Beautiful Quarters Specifications
Although the design of the U.S. quarter has been changing on the reverse or tails side since 1999, their coin specifications have not. The series of 56 America the Beautiful Quarters issued between 2010 and 2021 will all feature the same obverse design and have the exact same metallic composition and sizes.
- Profit Estimates for America the Beautiful Quarters Program
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) created a report and released it to the public on July 8, 2008, that provides their estimates of a how much money the America the Beautiful Quarters Program will save (or earn) the government. The entire report is provided on this page.
- US Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Subscription Program
Dubbed the America the Beautiful Quarters Program by the United States Mint, this page provides the quarter products the US Mint has made available in its subscription service, which works much like a magazine subscription — customers pay and product arrives when released.
- Video Introducing America the Beautiful Quarters
This is the very first video that was presented on the day the US Mint introduced the new quarter-dollar commemorative program. It recaps the series and briefly talks about the bullion coins that will be minted along with the quarters.
- 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters
The 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters will be the second year in which new coins will be issued under the 11-year program quarter-dollar series. The 2011 quarters honor Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania, Glacier National Park in Montana, Olympic National Park in Washington, Vicksburg National Military Park in Mississippi, and Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Oklahoma.