Rolls and bags of quarters depicting George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Indiana become available Monday, November 13, 2017.
This year’s fifth and overall fortieth coin from the U.S. Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Quarters® honors the national park with a scene showing Clark leading his men through the flooded plains approaching Fort Sackville.
Local financial institutions cannot order coins of a certain design from Federal Reserve Banks, making it difficult for collectors and national park enthusiasts to find new quarters in circulation. Ordering them from the U.S. Mint is the easiest way to get them in large quantities and from each of three production facilities that make them.
Rolls and bags with circulating quality George Rogers Clark quarters are made at one of three U.S. Mint production facilities:
- the Philadelphia Mint,
- the Denver Mint, and
- the San Francisco Mint.
The U.S. Mint offers quarter-roll and quarter-bag options of:
|Single Roll of 40 coins
|“P,” “D,” or “S”
|Two-Roll Set, 40 coins per roll
|“P” and “D”
|Three-Roll Set, 40 coins per roll
|“P,” “D,” and “S”
Mintmarks are engraved on the obverse (heads) of every quarter. They indicated where the quarter is made with “S” for San Francisco, “P” for Philadelphia and “D” for Denver.
George Rogers Clark quarters from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints will eventually find their way into change but those from the San Francisco Mint are produced only for coin collectors. The Fed does not distribute S-Mint coins into circulation.
Designs on George Rogers Clark Quarters
Quarter obverses (heads) bear the common portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan. It is quarter reverses that change on each national park quarter as they commemorate the site.
Frank Morris designed and Michael Gaudioso sculpted this quarter’s battle scene.
Buy the rolls and bags beginning at noon ET on Monday, November 13. The U.S. Mint’s product page for quarter products is online here.
Quarter Launch Ceremony, Forum and Coin Exchange
One day later, on Tuesday, November 14, the United States Mint and National Park Service will officially unveil the new quarter in a ceremony beginning 10 a.m. ET at:
102 N 2nd St.
Vincennes, IN 47591
The ceremony is free and open to the public and any children present will receive one free quarter to mark the occasion. After the ceremony, there is a coin exchange where the public can swap cash for rolls of P-mint mark quarters.
In addition, on the evening before the ceremony, November 13, the U.S. Mint will host a coin forum at:
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Visitor Center
401 S. 2nd St.
Vincennes, IN 47591
The free forum is from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET. Attendees can ask U.S. Mint officials about current and upcoming coin programs and products.