The official launch ceremony for the 2014 Everglades National Park quarter dollar
will be held Dec. 4 in Homestead, Fla.
The 10 a.m. Eastern Time ceremony is scheduled to be held in
the Sally Wood Barn Pavilion at Harris Field Park, 1034 N.E. Eighth St., in
Homestead. After the ceremony, collectors will be able to exchange
cash for 40-coin, $10 face value rolls of 2014-P Everglades
National Park quarter dollars.
The bank overseeing the quarter dollar exchange is Community
Bank of Florida in Homestead.
From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time Dec. 3, the Mint will host a
coin forum at the Ernest Coe Visitor Center, 40001 State Road
9336, in Homestead. The purpose of the forum is to provide details to
attendees on upcoming coin and medal programs and solicit feedback
The 2014 Everglades National Park quarter dollar, the 25th of 56
coins to be issued under the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, is
scheduled to be released into generation circulation through the
Federal Reserve on Nov. 3. The U.S. Mint launches numismatic sales of
the coins in bags and rolls on the same day.
Federal Reserve Bank shipments of the quarter dollars to member
financial institutions begin one week before the official circulation
The 2014 Everglades National Park quarter dollar reverse depicts an
anhinga with outstretched wings on a willow tree with a roseate
spoonbill visible in the mid-ground.
The design was created by Joel Iskowitz, an artist with the U.S. Mint's
Artistic Infusion Program, and was sculptured by U.S. Mint Medallic
Sculptor Joseph F. Menna, a member of the U.S. Mint's
engraving staff at the Philadelphia Mint.