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New America the Beautiful Quarters Coin: Great Basin National Park

United States Mint announced the launch of the 18th coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, dedicated to The Great Basin National Park .

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The  The Great Basin National Park has many amazing features – mountain peaks, caverns, desert oases and 4000 year old trees.

The coin’s reverse design shows the beauty and unique qualities of a Bristlecone Pine tree and the rocky glacial moraines where these trees are growing.

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Great Basin National Park quarters produced for general circulation were released to the Federal Reserve Bank on June 10.

Technical Details:

Denomination: Quarter
Composition: 8.33% Nickel, Balance: Copper
Weight: 5.670 grams
Diameter: 0.955 in. 24.3 mm
Edge: Reeded
Mint and Mint Mark: San Francisco – S