Today March 17, 2011, the United States Mint began sales of the 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set. This product includes proof versions of each of the quarters issued for this year.
The Gettysburg National Military Park Quarter features the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument located on the battle line of the Union Army at Cemetery Ridge. The Glacier National Park Quarter features a view of the northeast slope of Mount Reynolds with a mountain goat in the foreground. The Olympic National Park Quarter shows a view of Mount Olympus with a Roosevelt elk stepping into the Hoh River in the foreground. The Vicksburg National Military Park Quarter features a striking view of the U.S.S. Cairo as it would have appeared while serving in the Union Army. The Chickasaw National Recreation Area Quarter features the Lincoln Bridge.
The proof versions of each coin are struck at the San Francisco Mint and carry the “S” mint mark.
There are no household ordering limits or announced maximum production levels. Sets are priced at $4.95 each, plus applicable shipping and handling charges.
The 2011 Proof America the Beautiful Quarters are also incorporated into the full 2011 Proof Set, which was released by the US Mint on January 11, 2011.