Tag Archives: America the Beautiful quarters

Mint Stats: Sales Reporting Back on Track

In these days of COVID-19 where so many things feel uncertain, we welcome back a bit of consistency: U.S. Mint sales totals are now being updated on a regular weekly schedule. This comes after several months of sporadic, if not … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: Feb. 28, 2020

From the Feb. 28, 2020, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter We are less than a year away from the end of the Mint’s America the Beautiful quarters program. Are you still collecting them? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter … Continue reading

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ATB uncirculated set available

Collectors can now purchase an America the Beautiful Quarters 2019 Uncirculated Coin Set from the United States Mint for $13.95. Each set includes 10 uncirculated quarters, with five minted in Philadelphia and five minted in Denver. These quarters honor our … Continue reading

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Launch events set for new quarters

A pair of two-day events will mark the launch of the newest America the Beautiful quarters from the U.S. Mint. First up is the American Memorial Park quarter, which honors the thousands of American troops and local residents of Saipan … Continue reading

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Mint statistics hint at number of new collectors

The aftermarket for collectible coins is always difficult to access. There is no clearinghouse through which dealers report their sales. We need to rely on a series of co-incidence barometers to check the temperature of the business of coins. The … Continue reading

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Lowell National Historical Park quarter launched

On Feb. 6, the Lowell National Historical Park quarter was officially launched by the U.S. Mint in a ceremony held in Lowell, Mass. The coin is the 46th release in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program and the first of … Continue reading

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Don’t take Washingtons for granted

The best coin I ever found in change was a well-worn 1932-D Washington quarter. This was in the late 1960s, when the old silver and new clad circulated side by side. Rims were slightly worn into the reverse lettering, but … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Five-ounce silver leads latest sales

Block Island 5-ounce silver quarters are popular. The bullion version saw 80,000 taken away by buyers. That beats the other four designs by significant numbers. The next highest sales total is the 5-ounce Cumberland Island at 52,500. The first three … Continue reading

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Give us more ‘S’ mintmarked coins

For many collectors, the “S” mintmark has huge appeal. San Francisco produced many a rarity over the years. That fact alone made all coins with “S” mintmarks on them desirable. If you are of a certain age, you probably remember … Continue reading

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Block Island quarter introduced

The final introduction ceremony for a 2018 America the Beautiful quarter occurred Nov. 15 in Charlestown, R.I. There, the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge quarter was formally launched before 325 members of the public, including 100 schoolchildren. An approaching snowstorm … Continue reading

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