Why purchase the 2011-P America the Beautiful Gettysburg 5 oz. Silver Specimen Coin?
Gettysburg National Military Park was established in 1895, in recognition of the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, a pivotal turning point of the American Civil War. The sixth design of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters series honors the preserved Gettysburg battlefield memorial. Minted in Philadelphia, this distinctive specimen finish coin is struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver (155.5 grams), measures 76.2 mm in diameter and is among a final reported mintage of 24,625. The coin features a lettered edge inscribed ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE."
Exciting Historic Imagery by Joel Iskowitz and Phebe Hemphill
Depicted on the reverse is a representation of the monument to the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry, which is positioned at the battle line of the Union Army at Cemetery Ridge. The image border contains the inscriptions "GETTYSBURG," "PENNSYLVANIA," "2011" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
George Washington is portrayed on the obverse, as designed by John Flanagan in 1932, surrounded by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "QUARTER DOLLAR" and the "P" Philadelphia Mint mark.
Near Flawless Specimen 69 with Flag Label
This 2011-P Gettysburg 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin was submitted to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading within the first thirty days of release, earning the virtually flawless grade of Specimen 69 on its Early Releases Flag themed certification label.
Add the low mintage Gettysburg 5 oz. Silver Specimen coin to your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2011|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.5162 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||George Washington bust facing left|
|Reverse Design:||72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Joel Iskowitz and Phebe Hemphill|