2011 Vicksburg National Military Park Quarter

2011 Vicksburg National Military Park Quarter (US Mint images)
2011 Vicksburg National Military Park Quarter - click to enlarge

General Coin Information

The 2011 Vicksburg National Military Park Quarter will be released by the US Mint in 2011 as the fourth strike of the year for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. It honors Vicksburg National Military Park of Mississippi and is scheduled to be released by the US Mint in bags and rolls on August 29, 2011.

Coins in this series honor selected sites of national interest from around the United States with a design on their reverse. A total of fifty six sites were chosen with the coins honoring them released at a rate of five per year from 2010 until 2021 when the last coin in the series is scheduled to be released.

Vicksburg National Military Park was originally established on February 21, 1899 to commemorate the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg and the greater Vicksburg Campaign which led up to it. The city was important to control during the War as it controlled the shipping on the nearby Mississippi River. Its surrender to Union Forces by the Confederacy is seen as one of the turning points of the war which was eventually won by the United States.

Obverse Design

George Washington is featured on the obverse of all of the America the Beautiful Quarters with a design originally completed by John Flanagan. It is surrounded by the inscriptions of "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "QUARTER DOLLAR," "LIBERTY", "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the mintmark.

Reverse Design

On the reverse, a depiction of the Civil War era gunboat USS Cairo is shown as it would have appeared steaming on the Yazoo River. The gunboat is currently on display at Vicksburg. The image is surrounded by the inscriptions of "VICKSBURG," "MISSISSIPPI," "2011" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM." It was designed by AIP Master Designer Thomas Cleveland and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph Menna. 

Vicksburg Quarter Specifications

   
   Mint: United States Mint
   Mintmark: P, D, S
   Finish/Condition: Circulated
   Metal Content: 91.67% copper, 8.33% nickel
   Weight: 5.670 grams
   Diameter: 24.26mm (0.955 in)
   Edge: Reeded
   Issue Date: January 27, 2011
   Issue Price: $.25 for circulated version
   Mintage Limit: based on demand
   Face Value: $.25
   Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
   Reverse Designer: Thomas Cleveland / Joseph Menna

Featured Quarter Auctions




2014 P 25C Arches NGC MS67 NP America the Beautiful Quarter FR
2014 P 25C Arches NGC MS67 NP America the Beautiful Quarter FR
$15.99
Time Remaining: 30m
Buy It Now for only: $15.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
ORIGINAL AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL EL YUNQUE 25C QUARTER HANDMADE COIN BUTTONS 6
ORIGINAL AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL EL YUNQUE 25C QUARTER HANDMADE COIN BUTTONS 6
$17.50
Time Remaining: 33m
Buy It Now for only: $17.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL ART BAR FRENCH QUARTER 1 TR OZ 999 SILVER HAMILTON MINT
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL ART BAR FRENCH QUARTER 1 TR OZ 999 SILVER HAMILTON MINT
$29.99
Time Remaining: 50m
Buy It Now for only: $29.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2014 P 25C Shenandoah FR NGC MS67 NP America the Beautiful Quarter
2014 P 25C Shenandoah FR NGC MS67 NP America the Beautiful Quarter
$14.99
Time Remaining: 52m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2015 PD US Mint America the Beautiful Uncirculated 10 Coin Quarter Set W COA
2015 PD US Mint America the Beautiful Uncirculated 10 Coin Quarter Set W COA
$30.75
Time Remaining: 54m
Buy It Now for only: $30.75
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2010 P MINTED SET OF 5 BRILLIANT AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL QUARTERS
2010 P MINTED SET OF 5 BRILLIANT AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL QUARTERS
$3.49
Time Remaining: 58m
Buy It Now for only: $3.49
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2016 P 25C Shawnee NP NGC MS67 America the Beautiful Quarter
2016 P 25C Shawnee NP NGC MS67 America the Beautiful Quarter
$14.99
Time Remaining: 1h 1m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2018 NGC America the Beautiful 5 ounce set SP70 Early Releases
2018 NGC America the Beautiful 5 ounce set SP70 Early Releases
$1,400.00
Time Remaining: 1h 2m
Buy It Now for only: $1,400.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2010 P Grand Canyon National Park quarter roll America the Beautiful ATB
2010 P Grand Canyon National Park quarter roll America the Beautiful ATB
$20.00
Time Remaining: 1h 5m
Buy It Now for only: $20.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Antique Quarter Sawn Oak Dresser with Beveled Mirror Beautiful Swan Carvings
Antique Quarter Sawn Oak Dresser with Beveled Mirror Beautiful Swan Carvings
$165.00
Time Remaining: 1h 6m

Bid now | Add to watch list

2011 America The Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated 10 Coin Set
2011 America The Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated 10 Coin Set
$12.50
Time Remaining: 1h 6m
Buy It Now for only: $12.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2010 D Grand Canyon National Park quarter roll America the Beautiful ATB
2010 D Grand Canyon National Park quarter roll America the Beautiful ATB
$20.00
Time Remaining: 1h 9m
Buy It Now for only: $20.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Vicksburg Quarter Resources

World Mint Coins | Coin Specifications, Resources and Coin Images