Final designs were released July 29 by the U.S. Mint for the reverses of the 2015 America the Beautiful quarters. This will be the sixth year of the 12-year ATB cycle featuring a total of 56 designs. Five designs are issued each year with a single design slated for the final year of the program in 2021. Design descriptions were provided by the U.S. Mint. First up will be the Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska.
Louisiana’s Kisatchie National Forest will be honored by the second design of 2015. This design features a wild turkey in flight over blue stem grass with long leaf pine in the background. Inscriptions are KISATCHIE, LOUISIANA, 2015, and E PLURIBUS UNUM. The reverse was designed by AIP artist Susan Gamble and will be sculpted by U.S. Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph Menna.