The United States Mint will release in June the 48th commemorative coin of America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The release of the ”War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarter” is aimed at commemorating the bravery, courage, and sacrifice of those who participated in the Pacific campaigns during World War II, according to a statement released by the US Mint.

The reverse of the new coin features American forces coming ashore at Asan Bay, which is the most iconic memorial in the National Historical Park. The memorial wall appears in the reverse in recognition of the sacrifices made by military personnel and local residents who suffered atrocities during the Japanese occupation. The reverse also shows the inscriptions “WAR IN THE PACIFIC,” “GUAM,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

The War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarter is the 48th release in the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The program is authorized as a part of a 12-year initiative to honor 56 national parks and other national sites.

Each year for the duration of the program, the public will see five additional national sites depicted on the reverses of the America the Beautiful Quarters coins. The final coin will be issued at the end of the program in 2021. The Mint issues these quarters in the order in which the honored sites were first established as national sites.