2015 Kisatchie America the Beautiful Quarter Bags

The second set of bags released by the US Mint in 2015 as part of its America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program will be the 2015 Kisatchie America the Beautiful Quarter Bags.

2015 Kisatchie America the Beautiful Quarter Bags
Mintage: TBD
Sold Out: TBD
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Each coin included in the bag honors Kisatchie National Forest, which is located in the state of Louisiana. The forest was established in 1930 and consists of old growth piney hills and hardwood bottoms. In the approximate 604,000 acres of the forest, visitors will find a plethora of available activities including boating, camping, fishing, hiking, etc.

Each bag will contain 100 circulation quality strikes from either the US Mint’s facility in Denver of the US Mint’s facility in Philadelphia. Buyer’s will have the choice of which facility’s strikes they would like to purchase.

2015 America the Beautiful Quarters

The US Mint will issue a total of five America the Beautiful Quarters in 2015:

  • 2015 Homestead America the Beautiful Quarter representing Nebraska
  • 2015 Kisatchie America the Beautiful Quarter representing Louisiana
  • 2015 Blue Ridge America the Beautiful Quarter representing North Carolina
  • 2015 Bombay Hook America the Beautiful Quarter representing Delaware
  • 2015 Saratoga America the Beautiful Quarter representing New York

The America the Beautiful Program will be in its twenty-seventh issue with the release of the Kisatchie Quarter.

Issue Information

Each bag will be imprinted with "U.S. MINT QUARTERS $25.00" and have a special label sewn into the closing stitches of the bag indicating the specific contents of Kisatchie National Forest Quarter Dollars within. Also shown will be the minting facility responsible for striking them, either Philadelphia or Denver.

Honored State or Territory

Kisatchie National Forest is found in Louisiana, the 18th state admitted to the Union. It was admitted on April 30, 1812.

Release Date

A release date for the Kisatchie Quarters has not yet been announced by the US Mint.

Issue Price

The US Mint has not announced an issue price for the bags of Kisatchie National Forest Quarters.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

Buyers will have the choice of either a bag containing strikes from the US Mint’s facility in Denver or the US Mint’s facility in Philadelphia.

Designer & Sculptor / Engraver

The image found on the obverse (heads side) of the America the Beautiful Coins is a portrait of the first President of the United States, George Washington. It was first used on the circulating 1932 quarter dollar and is the work of John Flanagan.

A portion of Kisatchie National Forest will be featured on the reverse (tails side) of the quarter.

Coin Specifications

Face Value: $.25
Finish: Circulation (Business Strike)
Composition: 8.33% Ni

Balance Cu

Standard Weight: 5.670 g
Standard Diameter: 0.955 in.

24.26 mm

Edge: Reeded

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