2013 Great Basin National Park Nevada National Park NP Quarters

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2013 Great Basin National Park Nevada National Park NP Quarters
Available in Brilliant Uncirculated and Mint State Condition P, D, and S Mints.
GEM Clad and Silver Proofs
Packaged in 2 by 2 Archival Flip
18th National Park Quarter Issued by U.S. Mint

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Description

2013 Great Basin National Park Nevada National Park NP Quarters
Obverse Side
The obverse will continue to bear the familiar restored 1932 John Flannagan image of George Washington.
Reverse Side
The reverse side depicts the beauty and unique qualities of a single Bristlecone Pine tree and shows the rocky glacial moraines where the trees grow. These trees grow at higher elevation in the park and are some of the world’s oldest. The park contains numerous Bristlecone Pine groves with trees older than 4,000 years. Inscriptions are GREAT BASIN, NEVADA, 2013 and E PLURIBUS UNUM. Great Basin National Park, located in the heart of the Great Basin, has exceptional examples of regional geology, biologic diversity and scenic grandeur. Park attractions include Lehman Caves, the most heavily decorated limestone solution caverns in the western U.S., and Wheeler Peak, the second highest peak in Nevada. Great Basin National Park is an oasis in the desert with more than 40 miles of perennial streams and 400 springs. The park also contains a variety of cultural resources dating back to prehistoric times, as well as structures and sites related to mining, western surveys and ranching. It was first established as a national monument on January 24, 1922.

Additional information

Weight .5 oz
Dimensions 2 × 2 × .25 in
Type Quarter

BU, Proof

Mint Mark

P Mint BU, D Mint BU, P,D,S Mint BU, S Mint BU, S Mint Clad Proof, S Mint Silver Proof