This 2016 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park of Kentucky quarter is minted at the United States Mint at Philadelphia and has never been placed into circulation.
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Kentucky is the second site commemorated in 2016 with a U.S. quarter. It is the 32nd of 56 coins from the program of United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters.
Barbara Fox designed and Joseph Menna sculpted the reverse or tails side of the Cumberland Gap Quarter. The design depicts a frontiersman gazing across the mountains to the West. Many pioneers used Cumberland Gap on their journey into the western frontiers of Kentucky and Tennessee. Surrounding the design are inscriptions of CUMBERLAND GAP, FIRST DOORWAY TO THE WEST, KENTUCKY, 2016 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
Obverses or heads side of every America the Beautiful Quarter share the same image, a portrait of George Washington as designed by John Flanagan.