Block Island North Light to Appear on U.S. Quarter
March 29, 2016
Block Island Times: North Light Commission Chair Robbie Gilpin announced this week that the image of North Light [on Block Island] will grace the backside of a U.S. quarter that will be issued in late 2018.
The America the Beautiful Quarters Program from the U.S. Mint began in 2010 and will feature a total of 56 coins with a national park or wildlife refuge image on the reverse side. According to the U.S. Mint website, there will be 5 quarters issued in 2018, one each for Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia, and Rhode Island.