Theodore Roosevelt National Park Quarter Launch Set for Aug. 25

Coin launch coincides with 100th anniversary of the National Park Service’s founding in 1916

PHOTO—The new quarter features a young Theodore Roosevelt on horseback surveying the terrain near the Little Missouri River. The designer was Joel Iskowitz and the engraver was Phebe Hemphill. The quarter is a part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. (Courtesy Photo)
PHOTO—The new quarter features a young Theodore Roosevelt on horseback surveying the terrain near the Little Missouri River. The designer was Joel Iskowitz and the engraver was Phebe Hemphill. The quarter is a part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. (Courtesy Photo)

The United States Mint and the National Park Service will celebrate the release of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Theodore Roosevelt National Park at 10 a.m. (MT), Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The festivities will take place at the park’s Painted Canyon Visitor Center in Medora, ND. Highlights of the free event include a coin exchange where the public can trade cash for $10 rolls of newly minted Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarters. The launch ceremony coincides with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service. It has had stewardship of America’s national parks since Aug. 25, 1916.







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