Fourth annual release in America the Beautiful coin programme

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30 January 2013
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imports_CCGB_coin-14-_01662.jpg Fourth annual release in America the Beautiful coin programme
The US Mint has released the fourth in its series of five issues of America the Beautiful coins. ...
The US Mint has released the fourth in its series of five issues of America the Beautiful coins.

Each coin in the series features a common obverse (heads side) with the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan. The reverse of the five new 2013 coins feature:

  • White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire
  • Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial in Ohio
  • Great Basin National Park in Nevada
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Maryland
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota

In total, the twelve-year America the Beautiful programme will feature 56 quarters with reverse sides which depict some of the country's best-loved national parks and national sites. Five new quarters are issued each year, with the final issue planned for 2021.

America the Beautiful 2013 coin issue

Date of issue: 22 January 2013
Denomination: Quarter
Composition: 8.33% nickel; balance copper
Weight: 5.670 grams
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded

To purchase the coins, visit the US Mint website.

For all the latest coin and stamp news and new issues, see each issue of Stamp & Coin Mart magazine.

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