UPDATE: The U.S. Mint has provided additional details for the
quarter launch activities.
Official U.S. Mint launch ceremonies for the 2016 Fort Moultrie
(Fort Sumter National Monument) quarter dollar are set for 10:30 a.m.
ET Nov. 17.
The ceremonies are to be held at Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National
Monument), 1214 Middle St., in
Sullivan’s Island, S.C.
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Following the official ceremonies, attendees will be able to
exchange cash for 40-coin $10 rolls of Uncirculated
circulation-quality 2016-P examples of the quarter dollars. There will
be a one-roll minimum and 10-roll maximum.
As of Sept. 9, the U.S. Mint had not identified the financial
institution sponsoring the exchange.
The Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) quarter dollars
are scheduled to enter circulation through the Federal Reserve Banks
and their member financial institutions on Nov. 14.
On Nov. 16, the U.S. Mint will conduct a coin forum during which
information will be exchanged on the bureau’s coin programs and
concerns from collectors and others. The forum is scheduled to be held
from 6 to 7 p.m. ET at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center at 1214 Middle St.
The coin’s reverse design depicts Sgt. William Jasper returning the
regimental flag to the ramparts of the 1776 fort while under attack
from a British ship.
The design was created by U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist
Richard Scott and sculptured by U.S. Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph F. Menna.