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2014-04-04 12:25:57

Latest quarter honors Shenandoah National Park in Va. FRONT ROYAL, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters(®) Program coin honoring Shenandoah National Park in Va. This is the 22nd coin in the bureau's America the Beautiful Quarters Program, a multi-year initiative to honor national parks and other national sites. The coin's reverse (tails) design depicts a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man...

2014-03-28 16:23:43

MANCHESTER, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - According to drinks brand Lambrini, a quarter* of us plan to send best wishes via phone, email or social media - More than half of us won't see our mums on the 30March - The average Brit plans to splash GBP50 on gifts - with sons spending more than doting daughters - Despite not always being together, three quarters of us still say it's the most...

2013-10-23 16:24:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the official launch of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter on November 6, 2013. The ceremony will take place at the National Guard Armory in Custer, South Dakota, at 10 a.m. Mountain Time (MT). Invited guests include Governor Dennis Daugaard and U.S. Representative Kristi Noem. Highlights of the free event include a coin exchange where the public can...

2013-04-20 12:20:12

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, April 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint and the National Park Service joined state and local officials in the village of Put-In-Bay today for the launch of the latest America the Beautiful Quarters coin, which honors Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial. The memorial is a tribute to Master Commandant Oliver Perry's decisive naval victory in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812 and celebrates the lasting peace among...

2013-04-04 16:23:24

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join representatives from the United States Mint and the National Park Service Saturday, April 20, at the launch ceremony for the new America the Beautiful Quarters(®) Program coin honoring Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial in Ohio. The free event, which is open to the public, will take place at the Memorial in the Village of Put-In-Bay at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur will be on hand to help...

2013-02-11 12:25:56

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint will join U.S. Forest Service officials and hundreds of local area school-aged children February 21, 2013, to launch the new quarter honoring White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. The ceremony will take place at the Hanaway Theatre at Plymouth State University's Silver Center for the Arts. Special guests include Governor Maggie Hassan and representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and...

2012-08-30 06:22:21

HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spectacular volcanic landscapes served as the backdrop yesterday for the United States Mint's ceremonial launch of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. The coin's reverse (tails side) design depicts an eruption on the east rift of Kilauea Volcano, capturing the magnificent beauty of the volcano. "Beauty, nature's raw power and the unique Hawaiian...

2012-08-16 10:22:14

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join United States Mint and National Park Service officials for the presentation of the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park quarter at 1:30 p.m., August 29, 2012. The ceremony will take place at the Kahua Hula, south of Kilauea Visitor Center. Invited guests include United States Senator Daniel Inouye and Governor Neil Abercrombie. Following the ceremony, the public can exchange their cash for $10 rolls of newly minted Hawai'i...

2012-08-02 10:25:14

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) announced today that they will share a booth, #104, at the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money August 7-11, 2012, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Deputy Director of the United States Mint Richard Peterson will participate in the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the show at 9:45 a.m. (ET) on August 7. He will also lead...

2012-06-26 10:22:38

Latest quarter honors Acadia National Park in Maine BAR HARBOR, Maine, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint, represented by Associate Director for Sales and Marketing B. B. Craig, and the National Park Service, represented by Acadia National Park Superintendent Sheridan Steele, today launched the quarter-dollar honoring Maine's Acadia National Park. The coin is the 13th released in the America the Beautiful Quarters( )Program, the United States Mint's 12-year...