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Nevada quarter release

WHAT: 36th release of the U.S. Mint’s state quarter series

WHEN: 10 a.m. Tuesday

WHERE: State Capitol steps, Musser and Carson streets

Bring money to purchase $10 rolls of uncirculated Nevada quarters

Call: 684-5661

State Museum celebrates release of Nevada quarter

WHAT: open house at the historic U.S. Mint in Carson City

• Historic Coin Press No. 1 will be operating and the public will be able to tour the historic Carson City Mint for free

• Museum will be minting a special .999 fine silver medallion on Historic Coin Press No. 1, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

• The Spirit of the West medallion will be packaged together with the Nevada quarter. The cost is $50 and includes an outside envelope that can be stamped (cost of $1.15) and postmarked “First Day of Issue” at a mobile post office located in the museum’s parking lot. This is a numbered, limited-edition set, a total of 2,006 will be produced and only 500 will be available Tuesday.

• Official limited-edition souvenir Nevada Commemorative Quarter Sets on sale for $5. Includes mint-quality quarters from both the U.S. Mints at Denver and Philadelphia. The set includes the two quarters in a printed card with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and a folding display stand for $5.

• All proceeds from this sale will go to benefit the Division of Museums and History and the Historic Carson City Mint.

WHEN: 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St.

Call: 687-4810