U.S. Mint releases preliminary details for first three 2016 quarter launches

Ceremonies set for staging in Illinois, Kentucky and West Virginia
By , Coin World
Published : 11/03/15
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The United States Mint has released preliminary details for official launch ceremonies for the first three of five America the Beautiful quarter dollars to be issued in 2016.

A coin collector forum, during which collectors meet with U.S. Mint officials to provide feedback and receive information on upcoming programs, will take place the day before each launch. Additional details will be released when plans are finalized, according to Mint officials.

Shawnee National Forest Quarter Launch

Thursday, February 4, 2016
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Southeastern Illinois College – Gymnasium
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946

The 2016 Shawnee National Forest quarter dollar will be released into general circulation through the Federal Reserve on Feb. 8.

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter Launch

Monday, April 11, 2016
11:00 a.m. Central Time
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor Center
Pinnacle View Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965

The 2016 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park quarter dollar will be issued into general circulation through the Federal Reserve on April 11.

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter Launch

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
10:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Lower Town, Hamilton Street along the Shenandoah River
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

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