We are pleased to offer for sale this 2020-P Marsh-Billings Bay Park and Ecological Preserve National Park Quarters Roll in GEM BU condition from the US Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters Program. This Marsh-Billings Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Quarter Roll comes from the Philadelphia (P) Mint. ThisVermont National Historic Park Quarter is the fifty-fourth release in the America the Beautiful Quarters Series. Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Parkis featured fifty-fourth because it was established as a National Historic Park on August 26, 1992 by the NPS (National Park Service), the fifty-fourth national reservation in United States history.
Information on the Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park:
The Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park recognizes conservation history as well as the evolving nature of land stewardship by American Conservationists George Perkins Marsh, Frederick Billings and Laurence and Mary Rockefeller. It is nestled in the rolling hills and pastures of Woodstock, Vermont and has displays of maple trees, hemlocks, bridges and stone walls. The Rockefellers gave the site to the federal government; the park was created by and Act of Congress and signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in 1992. Visitors are able to take tours of the gardens and a mansion as well as learn about conservation and stewardship. The park covers an area of 643 acres.
Information on the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program:
From 2010 through 2021 the US Mint is issuing commemorative quarters with special reverse designs celebrating National Parks and other National Sites. A park or site is being honored in each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the five US Territories: Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, Vermont, and Northern Mariana Islands. Each National Park or National Site was selected for its natural or historical significance. The National Park Quarters are being minted and issued at the rate of 5 designs a year, in approximately ten week intervals. The National Park Quarters are being released in the order that the locations were first designated as National Sites. The Obverse side of the coins feature a smaller restoration of the original Washington Quarter portrait, modeled from designer John Flanagan's 1932 plaster. The Reverse of each coin will feature a representation of the unique character and environment of each State, District, or Territory's National Park or Historic Site.
Circulation strikes will be made at the Philadelphia (P) and Denver (D) Mints (starting in 2012 circulation strikes were also minted at the San Francisco (S) Mint). The San Francisco (S) mint will strike the Proofs in clad composition and silver. Clad composition strikes contain an outer layer of 75% copper and 25% nickel bonded to an inner core of pure copper with a 24.33 mm diameter, 5.67 grams weight, and a reeded edge. The silver strikes will contain 90% silver and 10% copper with a 24.33 mm diameter, 6.25 grams weight, and a reeded edge.