2017 Effigy Mounds National Monument - San Francisco Mint Issue - Uncirculated - First issue of 2017 and 36th issue in the America The Beautiful Series!
The Effigy Mounds Quarter is the first America The Beautiful quarter released for 2017. The coins listed here are for the S Mint issues. Quantities of 40 or less will be shipped in 2x2 coin flips taken from original U.S. Mint Bags.
The reverse depicts an aerial view of the effigy mounds in the Marching Bear Group. This park protects the largest concentration in the United States of ancient Native American earthworks. The park has 206 mounds with 31 of them being effigies (or mounds shaped like animals or birds). The Visitor Center is located in Harper's Ferry, IA. The inscriptions on the reverse of the coin are “Effigy Mounds,” “Iowa,” “2017,” and “E Pluribus Unum.” The obverse depicts George Washington with the inscriptions of “United States of America,” “Liberty” and “In God we Trust.”