The United States Mint will hold its official launch ceremony for the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter on Tuesday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Event highlights include performances by the George Rogers Clark Fife and Drum Corps and Vogel Elementary School Choir. United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Frank Morris, designer of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter, will also attend. $10 rolls of newly-minted George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarters will be available for exchange following the event.
- Dave Motl, Acting Deputy Director, United States Mint
- Suzanne Crouch, Lieutenant Governor, Indiana
- Tony Goben, Regional Director, for U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly
- Brenda Goff, District Director, for U.S. Senator Todd Young
- Carol Jones, District Director, for U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon
- Patricia Trap, Midwest Regional Deputy Director, National Park Service
- Frank Doughman, Superintendent, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
- Dan Ravellette, City Council Member, Vincennes, Indiana
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. (ET)
102 N 2nd St.
Vincennes, IN 47591
The evening before the ceremony, the United States Mint will host a coin forum on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. (ET) at the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Visitor Center, 401 S. 2nd St., Vincennes, Indiana. The coin forum is an opportunity for the public to learn about upcoming coin programs and initiatives, and express their views about future coinage.
The United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, a 12-year initiative that honors 56 national parks and other national sites authorized by Public Law 110-456. Each year, the public will see five new national sites depicted on the reverses of the America the Beautiful Quarters. The United States Mint is issuing these quarters in the order in which the national sites were officially established.
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The 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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