The 2010-S Proof Mount Hood National Forest Silver Quarter features the fifth design issued in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The 2010-S Proof Mount Hood National Forrest Silver Quarter was only issued in the 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set and the 2010 Silver Proof Set.
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set: The America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set went on sale at the U.S. Mint on May 27, 2010. Each set contained all 5 different America the beautiful Quarter designs. All 5 coins in the set were composed of 90% silver.
Issue Price: The America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set was priced at $32.95 each, if purchased directly from the U.S. Mint.
2010 Silver Proof Set: The 2010 Silver Proof Set went on sale on the U.S. Mint web site on August 26, 2010. Each set had an example of each circulating coin but in a proof format and it had a total of 14 coins in the set. The Roosevelt Dime, the 5 different America the Beautiful Quarters and the Kennedy Half were composed of 90% silver. All other coins in the set were composed of the same metal composition as before.
Issue Price: The 2010 Silver Proof Set had a price of 56.95 each if purchased directly from the U.S. Mint.
Obverse: The obverse of the coin features the same George Washington bust design used on all Quarters from 1999 to date.
Reverse: The reverse of the coin features the Lost Lake with the forest and Mount Hood in the background. It also has the inscriptions
Mount Hood National Forest: The Mount Hood National Forest is located in Oregon, and was established as a National forest on September 28, 1893. The forest contains more than 1 million acres of land. Two of its most popular sites are the Timberline Lodge and the Clackamas Wild and Scenic River.
Program Overview: The America the Beautiful Park Quarters Program began in 2010. It will honor a total of 56 National Parks and National Sites throughout the United States and the U.S. Territories. Five different reverse designs will be released each year in the order in which the site was established as a historic national site.
Public Law: Public Law 110-456