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Mariana Islands 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set Avail. From United States Mint April 17

Latest set contains coins honoring American Memorial Park in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

 

The United States Mint will open sales for the America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set containing coins honoring American Memorial Park in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on April 17 at noon EDT. The set (product code 19AE) is priced at $9.95.

America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Sets consist of an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, an uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint. Coins in the set honoring American Memorial Park bear a reverse designed by Donna Weaver and engraved by Phebe Hemphill (View Designer’s Profile) that depicts a young woman in traditional dress at the front of the Flag Circle and Court of Honor. She is resting her hand on the plaque with text that honors the sacrifice of those who died in the Marianas Campaign of World War II. Inscriptions are “AMERICAN MEMORIAL PARK,” “N. MARIANA ISLANDS,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

The obverse 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 three coins are mounted on a durable plastic card with an image of American Memorial Park. The Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back of the card.

The Mint accepts orders at www.catalog.usmint.gov and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Visit www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html for information about shipping options.

A limited supply of sets will be available for purchase over the counter at various United States Mint sales centers.

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About the U.S. Mint

usmintThe United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.

The U.S. Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

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Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, the primary mission of the Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation. As a self-funded agency, the United States Mint turns revenues beyond its operating expenses over to the General Fund of the Treasury. Other responsibilities include: Maintaining physical custody and protection of the Nation's $100 billion of U.S. gold and silver assets; Manufacturing and selling platinum, gold, and silver bullion coins; and Overseeing production facilities in Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Point, as well as the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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