The Shawnee National Forest quarter is the first of 2016 and the 31st overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program

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The US Mint launched the America the Beautiful silver bullion coin series in 2010. Each massive coin contains 5 troy ounces of .999 fine silver, despite the small "quarter dollar" denomination. The series is entering its sixth year in production and each year the coins' popularity grows.

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