The United States Mint has started accepting orders for numismatic bags and rolls containing 2014 Shenandoah National Park Quarters. A range of products include circulating quality coins struck at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco Mints, carrying the “P”, “D”, and “S” mint marks , respectively.
The Shenandoah Quarter represents the second release of the year and the twenty-second release overall for the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The program launched in 2010 and is scheduled to continue until at least 2021, with rotating reverse designs featuring a national park or site from each of the 50 states, 5 territories, and the District of Columbia.
The reverse design of the latest release features a depiction of a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man summit. This was designed and engraved by Phebe Hemphill. Inscriptions read “Shenandoah”, “Virginia”, “2014”, and “E Pluribus Unum”.
The obverse design contains a portrait of George Washington restored from the original 1932 portrait created by John Flanagan. Inscriptions read “United States of America”, “Liberty”, “In God We Trust”, and “Quarter Dollar”.
Products offered by the United States Mint include 100-coin bags containing circulating quality coins with either the “P”, “D”, or “S” mint mark, priced at $34.95 each. Single rolls containing coins with the “S” mint mark are available priced at $18.95. Two rolls sets containing one 40-coin roll each with “P” and “D” mint marks are priced at $32.95 per set. Three roll sets containing one 40-coin roll each with the “P”, “D”, and “S” mint marks are priced at $46.95 per set.
All products feature special numismatic packaging which incorporates the name of the site, the state abbreviation, the face value of the contents, and the mint mark.
Circulating quality coins with the “P” and “D” mint marks are also being released for general circulation. Circulating quality coins with the “S” mint mark are not released for circulation, but only available within numismatic products.