The 23rd quarter dollar in the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful
program is being officially released into circulation by the Federal
Reserve Monday, June 9, the same day collectible bags and rolls of the
latest quarter, which honors Arches National Park, will be made
available on the Mint's website.
A launch ceremony for the Arches quarter took
place Friday morning at the Utah park.
76,679-acre park's unique landscape, which includes over 2,000 natural
stone arches, served as the backdrop for the event that took place
near the visitor center,” a Mint release reads.
Bags and rolls of the circulation-quality copper-nickel clad
quarters are available for order as of noon ET. On Thursday, June 12,
the Uncirculated America the Beautiful 5-ounce silver versions will be
available for $154.95.
The 5-ounce bullion coins are 3-inch .999 fine silver versions of
the 24.3-millimeter America the Beautiful quarter dollars.
Read more from Coin World about all of the
Mint’s June releases.
The America the Beautiful series will, when completed in
2021, honor 56 national parks and other national sites.
The Arches National Park quarter dollar features on its reverse the
park’s famous Delicate Arch, a 65-foot freestanding natural arch.