US Mint News – 2014 America The Beautiful Quarters – 5 Coin Silver Proof Set
2014 America The Beautiful Proof Silver Quarters – 5 Coin Set – Source: US MINT
Newly released details for the 2014 America The Beautiful Quarters. The 5 coins include:
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee:
- This design depicts a historic log cabin found within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It features a segment of the lush green forest and hawk circling above. Inscriptions are GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS, TENNESSEE, 2014 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
- Shenandoah National Park in Virginia:
- This design depicts a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man summit. Inscriptions are SHENANDOAH, VIRGINIA, 2014 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
- Arches National Park in Utah:
- This design depicts Delicate Arch, a 65-foot freestanding natural arch. It is a widely recognizable landmark in Utah and the most famous arch found in the park. It has been depicted on postage stamps and license plates. The Olympic torch relay for the 2002 Winter Olympics passed through this arch. The La Sal Mountains are visible in the background. Inscriptions are ARCHES, UTAH, 2014 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
- Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado:
- This design features a father and son playing in the sand next to the creek bed. The distinctive mountains and sand dunes are featured in the background. Inscriptions are GREAT SAND DUNES, COLORADO, 2014 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
- Everglades National Park in Florida:
- This reverse design, inspired by the bird population in the Everglades, features an anhinga with outstretched wings on a willow tree with a roseate spoonbill visible in the mid-ground. Both birds are found throughout the Everglades National Park. Inscriptions are EVERGLADES, FLORIDA, 2014 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.