Recap of the U.S. Mint Releases for 2014 Part 1

by Matt Fiasco

The end of U.S. Mint Releases for 2014

This has been an exciting year in the world of numismatics. Lets cover some of the great releases by the U.S. Mint this year. Hopefully everyone has had the chance to update their collections by now. If you have not, let us at Mount Vernon Coin Co help you out.
2014 Civil rights movement commemorative silver dollar

2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Silver Dollar

The first release of 2014 was the Civil Right Act of 1964 Commemorative Silver Dollar. The U.S. Mint released this coin on January 2, 2014. This coin honors the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A few points of this act were for equality in education, civil rights protection and desegregation.
2014 America the beautiful proof quarters2014 America the beautiful proof silver quarters

2014 National Park Proof Quarters and Silver Proof Quarters

These sets contain all five National Park Quarters of 2014 in proof condition and silver proof condition. The proof issues were released on January 7, 2014 and the silver proof issues were released on January 21, 2014. The coins inside honor 5 different National Parks. These parks are the Great Smokey Mountains in Tennessee, Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, Arches National Park in Utah, Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado and the Everglades National Park in Florida. These attractive sets come in a protective plastic case to ensure quality.

2014 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin

This coin is one ounce pure silver, set into a capsule and placed into a fantastic display box with the certificate of authenticity. It was released on January 23rd 2014 by the U.S. Mint. This extremely popular coin is the collectors version of the U.S. Mint's bullion piece the U.S. Silver Eagle. The "W" mint mark on the reverse denotes that all of these coins were produced at West Point.

2014 Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee Quarter

The Great Smoky Mountains starts off this year's release for the National Park Quarter set. This is also the 21st coin in the National Parks Quarter series. This coin depicts a log cabin in the middle of the lush, forest-rich mountain side. The hawk flying through the air really gives you a feel of the wildlife that you can and will see throughout the Great Smoky Mountains. As for these coins, they were produced at the Philadelphia Mint, Denver Mint and San Francisco Mint. Even if you have never visited the Great Smoky Mountains, don't miss this beautiful coin.