The public will gets its first glimpse of the 2016 Harpers
Ferry National Historical Park quarter dollar when the issue
debuts during official U.S. Mint launch ceremonies June 8 in Harpers
The 10 a.m. Eastern Time ceremony is scheduled to be staged at
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Lower Town, Hamilton Street,
along the Shenandoah River, in Harpers Ferry.
After the ceremony, Jefferson Security Bank from Harpers Ferry will
be sponsoring the coin exchange during which the public may exchange
cash for $10 face value rolls of circulation quality 2016-P Harpers
Ferryquarter dollars from the Philadelphia Mint.
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From, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 7, U.S. Mint officials will host a coin
forum during which information on upcoming coin programs will be
discussed by Mint representatives and feedback received from the
public attending. Bill Norton, the Mint's legislative affairs liaison,
will represent the bureau during the June 7 and 8 events.
The coin forum will be held at Harpers Ferry National Historical
Park, Lower Town, The Green, in Harpers Ferry.
The Harpers Ferry National Historical Park quarter dollar is the
third of five quarter dollars to be issued in 2016 and the 33rd of 56
to be issued under the America the Beautiful Quarters Program.
The Harpers Ferry National Historical Park quarter dollar is not
scheduled to be released into general circulation through the Federal
Reserve Banks until June 20. FRB shipments to member banks and
financial institutions start one week prior to the official release date.