The Great Smoky Mountains National Park quarter is now available. The quarter is the 21st coin of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The program is a 12-year initiative to honor 56 national parks and other national sites in the United States. Each year in the 12 year prpgram five new quarters with national sites depicted on the quarter.The United States Mint is issuing these quarters in the same order in which the honored national park or national site was first established.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarter Information from the US Mint:
Designer: Chris Costello
Engraver: Renata Gordon
Description: 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.
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