• 25 Cents 2010, KM# 473, United States of America (USA), America the Beautiful Quarters Program, Oregon, Mount Hood National Forest
  • 25 Cents 2010, KM# 473, United States of America (USA), America the Beautiful Quarters Program, Oregon, Mount Hood National Forest
Description

The America the Beautiful Quarters are a series of 25-cent pieces (quarters) issued by the United States Mint from 2010 until at least 2021.

The Mount Hood National Forest is 100 km (62 miles) east of the city of Portland, Oregon. The Forest includes and is named after Mount Hood, a stratovolcano.

Quarters are issued depicting designs of national parks and sites in the order of which that park or site was deemed a national site. Release date (national site date): November 15, 2010 (September 28, 1893).

Obverse

A head of George Washington, the first President of the United States, facing left.

Designer: John Flanagan (JF), 1932 version from a 1786 bust by Houdon / William Cousins.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
IN
GOD WE
TRUST
LIBERTY
P
JF
QUARTER DOLLAR

Reverse

The peak of Mount Hood with the national forest below and Lost Lake in the foreground. Mount Hood is a stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc of northern Oregon.

Designer and engraver: Phebe Hemphill (PH)

MOUNT HOOD
PH
OREGON 2010 E PLURIBUS UNUM

Edge

25 Cents

Washington Quarter
KM# 473 Schön# 468
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Copper Nickel Clad Copper
Weight 5.67 g
Diameter 24.3 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mints
Denver Mint (D)
Philadelphia Mint (P)
San Francisco Mint (S)

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