U.S. Mint releasing 2015 America the Beautiful Silver Proof Set soon: Afternoon Report

Coin World gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of numismatics
By , Coin World
Published : 02/18/15
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1. New Mint release coming

Feb. 20 is a significant date for collectors of the America the Beautiful quarters.

The 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set will go on sale that day at 12 p.m. ET. 

"This year's set, priced at $31.95, includes five quarters honoring Homestead National Monument of America (Neb.), Kisatchie National Forest (La.), Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C.), Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (Del.), and Saratoga National Historical Park (N.Y.)," the Mint's website reads. "All coins were struck at the United States Mint at San Francisco in 90 percent silver."

Also coming up, the Mint's Feb. 24 release of bags and rolls of Homestead National Monument of America quarters.

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