The official launch ceremony for the 2016 Theodore
Roosevelt National Park quarter dollar will be held at 10 a.m.
Mountain Time Aug. 25 at the park's Painted Canyon Visitor Center,
I-94, Exit 32, in Medora, N.D.
Representing the U.S. Mint at the ceremony will be Rhett Jeppson,
principal deputy director and Mint director nominee.
Following the ceremony, collectors will be able to exchange cash for
40-coin $10 face value rolls of Uncirculated circulation-quality
Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarter dollars struck at the Denver Mint.
The quarter exchange is sponsored by First State Bank
from Golva, N.D.
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The quarter's reverse design depicts a young Theodore Roosevelt on
horseback surveying the terrain near the Little Missouri River. The
design was rendered by U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Joel Iskowitz and sculptured by U.S. Mint
Medallic Sculptor Phebe Hemphill.
A coin forum during which collectors and Mint officials exchange
information on U.S. coin programs will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Mountain Time Aug. 24 at the Old Town Hall Theater on Broadway in Medora.