Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set containing coins honoring the National Park of American Samoa on February 18 at noon EST.
Coins in the set include one Uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, one Uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and one Proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint. The reverse of all coins depicts a Samoan fruit bat mother hanging in a tree with her pup evoking the remarkable care and energy that this species puts into their offspring. The design is intended to promote awareness of the species’ threatened status due to habitat loss and commercial hunting. The National Park of American Samoa is the only park that is home to the Samoan fruit bat. Inscriptions are NATIONAL PARK, AMERICAN SAMOA, 2020, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
The obverse (heads) of the coins depicts the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, which has been restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model. Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, and QUARTER DOLLAR.
All coins are mounted on a durable plastic card with an image of American Samoa’s National Park. A certificate of authenticity is printed on the back of the card.
The National Park of American Samoa Three-Coin Set (product code 20AD) is priced at $11.50. Orders will be accepted at the Mint’s website and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). Information about shipping options is available online.
The National Park of American Samoa Three-Coin Set can also be purchased through the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program. Visit the Mint’s website for details.
This set will be available at the Mint’s sales centers in Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; and Denver. Availability may be limited and subject to change.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of February 18, 2020, at noon EST.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.