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U.S. Mint releasing 2015 ATB Silver Proof Set Feb. 20

The 2015 America the Beautiful Silver Proof Set includes the coin featuring this reverse commemorating Saratoga National Historical Park in New York.

Image courtesy of U.S. Mint

1. New Mint release coming

Feb. 20 is a significant date for collectors of the America the Beautiful quarters.

The 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set will go on sale that day at 12 p.m. ET. 

"This year's set, priced at $31.95, includes five quarters honoring Homestead National Monument of America (Neb.), Kisatchie National Forest (La.), Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C.), Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (Del.), and Saratoga National Historical Park (N.Y.)," the Mint's website reads. "All coins were struck at the United States Mint at San Francisco in 90 percent silver."

Also coming up, the Mint's Feb. 24 release of bags and rolls of Homestead National Monument of America quarters.

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