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Ellis Island quarters bags and rolls out soon

Bags and rolls of circulation quality 2017 Ellis Island National Monument quarter dollars will be offered by the U.S. Mint beginning Aug. 28.

Coin image courtesy of U.S. Mint; background image courtesy of Library of Congress.

Hobbyists will have six ways to purchase circulation-quality 2017-P, 2017-D and 2017-S Ellis Island National Monument quarter dollars at noon Eastern Time Aug. 28 when the products are first offered for sale by the U.S. Mint.

The six different product options include bags and various roll combinations.

For $34.95 each, collectors can order canvas bags containing 100 coins from exclusively the Philadelphia, Denver, or San Francisco Mint.

The coins will have the P, D or S Mint mark of the respective facility where the coins are struck. The Mint-sewn canvas bags are tagged to denote the Mint of production.

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The coins will also be available in 40-coin $10 face value rolls paper-wrapped with the designation of the Mint that produced them.

A two-roll set of Philadelphia and Denver Mint Ellis Island National Monument quarter dollars is offered at $32.95 per set.

The 2017-S roll from the San Francisco Mint is offered as a single-roll option for $18.95 per roll.

The coins may also be ordered in a three-roll set — one roll each from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints — for $46.95 per set.

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The reverse of the quarter dollar depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty.

The design was created by U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Barbara Fox and sculptured by U.S. Mint Sculptor-Engraver Phebe Hemphill.

The 2017 Ellis Island National Monument quarter dollar will be released into general circulation through the Federal Reserve on Aug. 28.

The Ellis Island National Monument quarter dollar is the fourth issue to be released in 2017 and the 39th of 56 authorized to be issued under the America the Beautiful Quarters Program.

A national park or historic site is being featured on the reverse of each coin, one for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories. 

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