They represent the 46th through 50th coins from the U.S. Mint ’ randomness program of America the Beautiful Quarters®. The series calls for one quarter celebrating a locate in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories. A unite 56 sites will be honored by end of the program in 2021 .
Release dates and the locations commemorated on the 2019-dated quarters are :
- Feb. 4, 2019 – Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts.
- April 1, 2019 – American Memorial Park in Northern Mariana Islands.
- June 3, 2019 – War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam.
- Aug. 26, 2019 – San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas.
- Nov. 4, 2019 – Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho.
The U.S. Mint unveiled line artwork images for these quarters in August, describing their designs and disclosing the artists who created them. More than six twelve candidate designs were in the play before the concluding five selections were made.
Each of the 2019 quarters will begin their travel into cosmopolitan circulation on the above published dates, and all of them will be minted at the facilities in Denver and Philadelphia. The San Francisco Mint besides produces quarters but only for specially packaged numismatic products. The U.S. Mint throughout 2019 will sell quarters struck from all three locations in several products, including :
- rolls and bags of them in circulating quality,
- circulating versions in coin sets,
- uncirculated editions in annual sets, and
- proof versions in annual sets.
The U.S. Mint will besides use the lapp designs on company bullion and collector coins that are composed from five ounces of 99.9 % fine silver medal and strickle to a diameter of 3 inches. CoinNews will talk more about these larger coins and each new quarter product when they become available .
2019 Quarter Images
U.S. Mint-published images and abbreviated descriptions of the five designs appearing on the inverse or tail side of the quarters are presented below .
Lowell National Historical Park (Massachusetts)
The design depicts a mill girl working at a might loom with its big round bobbin battery. A view of Lowell, including the Boott Mill clock column, is seen through the window. Inscriptions include “ LOWELL, ” “ MASSACHUSETTS, ” “ 2019 ” and “ E PLURIBUS UNUM. ”
architect : Joel Iskowitz
Sculptor-Engraver : Phebe Hemphill
American Memorial Park (Northern Mariana Islands)
This design depicts a young Chamorro woman in traditional preen at the front of the Flag Circle and Court of Honor. She is resting her hand on the plaque whose textbook honors the sacrifice of those who died in the liberation of Saipan. Inscriptions are “ AMERICAN MEMORIAL PARK, ” “ N. MARIANA ISLANDS, ” “ 2019, ” and “ E PLURIBUS UNUM. ”
couturier : Donna Weaver
Sculptor-Engraver : Phebe Hemphill
War in the Pacific National Historical Park (Guam)
The blueprint portrays american forces coming ashore at Asan Bay, strengthening the act of troops on the island in the fight for Guam and its eventual liberation. Inscriptions are “ WAR IN THE PACIFIC, ” “ GUAM, ” “ 2019, ” and “ E PLURIBUS UNUM. ”
couturier : Joel Iskowitz
Sculptor-Engraver : Michael Gaudioso
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (Texas)
This design depicts elements of the spanish Colonial Real coin to pay protection to the missions. Within the quadrants are symbols of the missions : wheat symbolizes farming, the arches and chime symbolize residential district, a lion represents spanish cultural heritage, and a symbol of the San Antonio River represents irrigation methods and vital resources. Inscriptions are “ SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS, ” “ TEXAS, ” “ 2019, ” and “ E PLURIBUS UNUM. ”
architect : Chris Costello
Sculptor-Engraver : Joseph Menna
Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness (Idaho)
This design depicts a navigate drift gravy boat on the rushing river encompassed by the trees and rock candy formations of the Wilderness. Inscriptions are “ RIVER OF NO RETURN, ” “ WILDERNESS, ” “ IDAHO, ” “ 2019, ” and “ E PLURIBUS UNUM. ”
graphic designer : Emily Damstra
Sculptor-Engraver : Renata Gordon
America the Beautiful coinage share the lapp obverse purpose, a portrayal of George Washington by John Flanagan. This double has appeared on quarter-dollars since 1932. The portrait undergo digital enhancements in 2010 to bring out more of the beauty of the original model .
For information about past releases from the series, visit our news section on quarters .