Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve is a living museum on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It possesses an archeological and historical heritage more than 2,000 years old that exists within a dynamic ecosystem, which supports threatened and endangered species. In 1992, Congress created Salt River Bay as part of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and tell the story of its rich contributions to the nation’s natural and cultural heritage.
- Salt River Bay National Historic Park 2020 quarter design
- 53nd overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program
- Minted at the Philadelphia Mint
- Composed of 99.9 percent silver
- Mintage limit: 20,000
The 2020 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™— Salt River Bay National Historic Park is the third release of 2020 in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.
The reverse (tails) design depicts a red mangrove tree in an early stage of its life cycle, as it evolves from a very small plant to an adult tree. The design brings awareness to the park’s endangered mangrove forests and the unique and delicate nature of how the species reproduces in salt water. The reverse inscriptions include; “SALT RIVER BAY”, “U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS”, “2020”, & “E PLURIBUS UNUM”.
The obverse design consists of a left-facing portrait of the United States’ first President, George Washington. Obverse inscriptions include the words “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, “QUARTER DOLLAR”, “IN GOD WE TRUST”, and “LIBERTY”.
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