The White Mountain National Forest quarter is the first of 2013, the 16th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program and the sixth bearing the “S” mint mark. This bag consists of 100 quarters, each with the “S” mint mark for San Francisco.
The reverse design depicts Mt. Chocorua, the easternmost peak of the Sandwich Range, framed by birch trees. It is an iconic view of the White Mountain National Forest system lands. Inscriptions are WHITE MOUNTAIN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, 2013 and E PLURIBUS UNUM. Design candidates were developed in consultation with representatives of White Mountain National Forest.White Mountain National Forest, located in both New Hampshire and Maine, provides unique and strikingly beautiful landscapes and is one of America’s most visited national forests for its wide array of recreational opportunities and rich natural resources. The White Mountain National Forest includes unique features such as Mt. Washington, the highest peak north of the Smokey Mountains and east of the Mississippi. It was first established as a national forest on May 16, 1918 (40 Stat. 1779).
The United States Mint launched the America the Beautiful Quarters Program in 2010. The 12-year initiative includes 56 quarters featuring reverse designs depicting some of our most cherished national parks and other national sites. The United States Mint will issue five new quarter designs per year, with one final design in 2021.
|Specification Name||Specification Value|
|Composition||Cupro-Nickel Clad (8.33% Nickel, Balance Cu)|
|Diameter||0.955 in (24.26 mm)|
|Mint and Mint Mark||San Francisco - S|
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