Block Island North Light to Appear on U.S. Quarter

North Light, Photo courtesy New England Lighthouses.
North Light, Photo courtesy New England Lighthouses.

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.

Read more about Block Island’s North Light being selected to appear on the U.S. quarter.