Official launch ceremony dates for the second and third America the
Beautiful quarter dollars to be issued in 2011 have been set.
Gordon Hume, the U.S. Mint’s deputy director of the Office of
Public Affairs, said the launch for the Glacier National Park quarter
dollar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 13, at 1 p.m. Mountain
Daylight Time, at Columbia Falls High School, 610 13th St. W., in
Columbia Falls, Mont.
A coin collector forum with U.S. Mint representatives is scheduled
at 5 p.m. April 12 in the Glacier National Park Community Building at
park headquarters in West Glacier, Mont. The facility is off Highway 2
in West Glacier.
The bank conducting the coin exchange will be Freedom Bank from
Columbia Falls. The bank will impose a one-roll minimum and 10-roll
maximum purchase per customer per pass through the line, while coin
For the Olympic National Park quarter dollar, the launch ceremony
is set for Tuesday, June 14, at 11 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, at City
Pier in Port Angeles, Wash.
The coin forum is scheduled at 7 p.m. June 13 in the Olympic
National Park Visitor Center, 600 E. Park Ave. in Port Angeles.
The Glacier National Park quarter dollar is scheduled to be
released into circulation through the Federal Reserve Banks and
participating member banks beginning April 4, while the Olympic
National Park quarter dollar release through the Federal Reserve is
set for June 13.
Numismatic bags and two-roll sets of circulation-quality coins for
both pieces will go on sale from the U.S. Mint at noon Eastern Time
the same day each issue is slated for Fed release. ■