2017 Quarter – Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, District of Columbia


The 2017 Quarter - Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, District of Columbia

Shows Frederick Douglass seated at a writing desk with his home in Washington, D.C. in the background.

The Obverse shows George Washington facing left.

Image credit: United States Mint


Mintage: Not known
Minted at US Mint.
Remember 2017 ?
A UK June General Election results in a hung parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May confirms "Brexit means Brexit" as the UK continue negotiations to leave the European Union (EU). Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President. President Xi Jinping heralds a "new era" for China. New 12-sided pound coin introduced into the UK. BBC announces the first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker. Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi" sells for $450.3 million at auction in New York, a world record price. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement. Australia take an unassailable 3-0 lead against England in the Ashes. Bitcoin makes the headlines as the cryptocurrency rises over 1000% during the year.
General Description: America the Beautiful Quarters
The America the Beautiful Quarters® Silver Proof Set series: The US Mint launched the series in 2010 to commemorate the most cherished National Parks and other National sites. Each year 5 quarters of different designs are minted and released as both Proof and Uncirculated. The series consists of 56 coins and ran from 2010 until 2021 inclusive.

Each obverse of the 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters shows John Flanagan’s 1932 portrait of George Washington. Each coin is 90% silver and weighs 6.25g with a diameter of 24.3mm (0.955 inches) and are available as Uncirculated or Proof. The edge is reeded. Coins are minted in either Philadelphia (P), Denver (D) or San Francisco (S).
Which Mint: US Mint
The United States Mint is part of the Department of the Treasury and is responsible for producing coinage for the United States. It has four coin-producing facilities in current use:

  • Philadelphia Mint, the largest facility. It was founded in 1792. It has a mint mark of 'P' although the early coins minted there do not carry a mint mark. The 'P' was added to most coins after 1980.
  • Denver Mint, Colorado. The mint started in 1906. The mint mark is 'D'.
  • San Francisco Mint Facility of the US Mint was created in 1854 to cater for the California Gold Rush. The current Mint buildings have been used since 1937. Mint mark is 'S'.
  • West Point Mint Facility, New York. Founded in 1792.  Mintmark is 'W'.
In the past the US Mint has also used Carson City ('CC') and New Orleans ('O').
Country of Origin: United States of America
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a constitutional federal republic composed of 50 states. It's currency is the Dollar (USD $1) and that is equivalent to 100 cents.

The United States mints many famous coins in gold, silver and lesser metals. The USA has several Mints, such as Philadelphia, San Francisco, West Point (NY) and Denver.

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USA National Park Quarters Series- 2010 to 2021 D&P Mints EF+
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