The 2018 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ features all five 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters minted in 90 percent silver, also known as “coin silver.” The silver in these coins can be seen by viewing the edge of the coin in the lens.
The 2018 edition of the America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set is the ninth annual release.
Each coin in this series features a common obverse (heads) with the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “QUARTER DOLLAR.”
The 2018 reverse (tails) of these coins honor the sites below with the following designs:
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan
This design depicts Chapel Rock and the white pine tree that grows atop. Inscriptions are "PICTURED ROCKS," "MICHIGAN," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin
This design depicts the sea caves at Devils Island with the lighthouse in the background and a kayaker paddling in the foreground. Inscriptions are "APOSTLE ISLANDS," "WISCONSIN," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota
This design depicts a common loon with a rock cliff in the background. Inscriptions are "VOYAGEURS," "MINNESOTA," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia
This design depicts a snowy egret posing on a branch on the edge of a salt marsh, ready for flight. Inscriptions are "CUMBERLAND ISLAND," "GEORGIA," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island
This design depicts a black-crowned night-heron flying over a view from the beach at Cow Cove looking towards Sandy Point. The North Lighthouse is seen in the background. Inscriptions are "BLOCK ISLAND," "RHODE ISLAND," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."