The 2010-S Proof Yosemite National Park Silver Quarter features the third design issued in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The 2010-S Proof Yosemite National Park Silver Quarter was only issued in the 2010 America the Beautiful 5 Piece Quarter Proof Set and the 2010 Silver 14 Piece Proof Set.
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters 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 5 different America the Beautiful Quarter designs. All 5 coins in the set were composed of 90% silver.
Issue Price: The America the beautiful Quarter Silver 5 Piece Set was priced at $32.95 each, if purchased directly from the U.S. Mint.
2010 Silver Proof Set: The 2010 Silver 14 Piece 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 depicts El Capitan stone. This is the largest single stone of granite in the world and it is over 3,000 feet high.
Yosemite National Park: The Yosemite National Park is located in California. The Park was established as a national site on October 01, 1890. The Yosemite National Park contains several waterfalls and large sequoia trees. It also has approximately 1,200 square miles of deep valleys and grand meadows throughout the park
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