Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site 2021 Quarter, 3-Coin Sethttps://catalog.usmint.gov/tuskegee-airmen-national-historic-site-2021-quarter-3-coin-set-21AD.html
- Features final quarter in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, which started in 2010
- Set includes an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, an uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint
- Package features an image of the site where the famed Tuskegee Airmen trained
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The 2021 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site is the 56th and final to be released in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Established in 1998, the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Alabama commemorates the heroic actions and achievements of the famous Tuskegee Airmen. The term “Tuskegee Airmen” pertains to both men and women of diverse nationalities. They were composed of nearly 1,000 pilots and more than 15,000 support staff (including navigators, bombardiers, and mechanics). The site preserves five historic structures used during primary flight training in World War II.
This reverse (tails) design depicts a Tuskegee Airman pilot suiting up to join the fight during World War II with the Moton Field control tower in the background. The pilot looks upward with pride and confidence as two P-51 Mustangs pass overhead. The inscription “THEY FOUGHT TWO WARS” is arced across the top as a reference to the dual battles the Tuskegee Airmen fought—fascism abroad and racial discrimination at home. Inscriptions are “TUSKEGEE AIRMEN,” “ALABAMA,” “2021,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
Each three-coin set features an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia Mint, an uncirculated quarter from the Denver Mint, and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint. The coins are held in a durable plastic card that features a picturesque image and a brief description of the site and the coin, as well as a Certificate of Authenticity on the back of the card.
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|Composition:||8.33% Nickel, Balance Copper|
|Diameter:||0.955 inch (24.26 mm)|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||Philadelphia – P |
Denver – D
San Francisco – S