Thursday, 23 July 2015

[Coin News] America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Issued in 2016

I like the Shawnee National Forest ONLY!

Shawnee National Forest

Designer: Justin Kunz
Engraver: Jim Licaretz
Description: depicts a close view of Camel Rock with natural vegetation in the foreground and a red-tailed hawk soaring in the sky overhead. Inscriptions are “SHAWNEE,” “ILLINOIS,” “2016” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Designer: Barbara Fox
Engraver: Joseph Menna
Description: features a frontiersman gazing across the mountains to the West. Many pioneers used Cumberland Gap on their journey into the western frontiers of Kentucky and Tennessee. Inscriptions are “CUMBERLAND GAP,” “KENTUCKY,” “2016,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and “FIRST DOORWAY TO THE WEST.”

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Designer: Thomas Hipschen
Engraver: Phebe Hemphill
Description: features John Brown Fort, the site of John Brown’s last stand during his raid on the Harper’s Ferry Armory. Inscriptions are “HARPERS FERRY,” “WEST VIRGINIA,” “2016” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Designer: Joel Iskowitz
Engraver: Phebe Hemphill
Description: depicts a young Theodore Roosevelt on horseback surveying the terrain near the Little Missouri River. Inscriptions are “THEODORE ROOSEVELT,” “NORTH DAKOTA,” “2016” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Fort Moultrie at Fort Sumter National Monument

Designer: Richard Scott
Engraver: Joseph Menna
Description: depicts Sergeant William Jasper returning the regimental flag to the ramparts while under attack from a British ship. Inscriptions are “FORT MOULTRIE,” “SOUTH CAROLINA,” “2016” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”