Tuesday, March 13, 2012

El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico featured on U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarter

Imagine going to the grocery store and getting a national forest quarter as your change and holding onto it as a collector’s item. That can happen now because of the recent release of the El Yunque National Forest coin.

 The coin features the endangered Puerto Rican parrot and the coqui tree frog amongst tropical vegetation.

In 2010, the U.S. Mint began issuing a series of quarters featuring national forests along with other sites highlighting’America the . . .

Read more at: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

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