The America the Beautiful Quarters Program is a series of coins issued by the United States Mint beginning in 2010. The quarters feature an image associated with a particular national park on the reverse side.Know More
Similar to the State Quarters program that ran from 1999 to 2009, five national park quarter designs have been issued each year beginning in 2010 and are scheduled to continue through 2021. Each design represents a specific national park and bears an image associated with it. For example, the Gettysburg National Military Park quarter depicts the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument from the park, and the Glacier National Park quarter depicts a mountain goat climbing through the park with the northeast slope of Mount Reynolds in the distance.
The legislation to create this commemorative quarter series was introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate in June of 2008. It passed both and was signed into law by the end of the year. The quarter series is going to represent one park from each state and territory and from the District of Columbia. The parks to be represented were selected by the Secretary of the Treasury. Hot Springs National Park was the first to be released and the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site is scheduled to be the last.Learn more about Coins & Currency
There is no significant difference in the net worth of any given state quarter. So many cast from 1999 through 2008 that many decades need to pass before there is a significant increase in their value.Full Answer >
The United States quarter is one-sixteenth of an inch thick and weighs 0.2 ounces, according to the U.S. Mint. The obverse (heads) bears the image of President George Washington, while the reverse (tails) depicts alternate designs of national parks and sites. Prior to 1999, the reverse featured an eagle.Full Answer >
As noted by CoinTrackers.com, a 1962 U.S. Washington quarter is valued from $6 for a quarter in poor, or heavily worn, condition to about $17 for one in perfect condition. There were about 36,156,000 of these quarters minted.Full Answer >
The volume of a quarter is 808.53 mm3. A quarter is a cylinder with a diameter of 24.26 mm and a thickness, or height, of 1.75 mm. The volume of a cylinder is found by taking the radius of the cylinder squared times the height of the cylinder times pi.Full Answer >