Why buy this 2014-P 5 oz. Silver Specimen America the Beautiful Great Sand Dunes?
The U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Series has been extremely popular among collectors since its inception. Each release features a new design that depicts an image from American history or a scene from the country's great outdoors. This coin is Colorado's contribution to the series. Unlike the bullion version of the coin, it has a specimen finish and bears the "P" mint mark of the Philadelphia Mint. There, it was struck on a five ounce planchet of .999 fine silver. This coin is part of a mintage of just 19,772 pieces.
Moving Father and Son Design by Don Everhart
John Flanagan's left-side portrait of President George Washington is at the center of the obverse. The design has been appearing on American quarters since its debut in 1932. it is joined by several inscriptions, including "LIBERTY" and the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST."
Don Everhart's reverse design is one of the few in the series to feature people enjoying America's great outdoors. It features a touching image of a father and son playing in the sand beside a creek bed. Mountains and sand dunes rise in the background. The design is encircled by a rim frame that includes four inscriptions. Among them are "GREAT SAND DUNES" and "COLORADO."
Flawless SP70 FS with Mercanti Signed Label
This coin earned Professional Coin Grading Service's (PCGS) highest grade, Specimen 70 (SP70), as well as First Strike (FS) certification. First Strikes is a designation given to coins that were received for grading no more than 30 days after they were received by the grading company, while SP70 means that a coin is in perfect condition as seen under 5x magnification. This information comes provided on a label that has been hand signed by John Mercanti, former Chief Engraver of the US Mint.
Add this 5 oz. Silver 2014-P Specimen America the Beautiful Great Sand Dunes to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2014|
|Release Type:||First Strike|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Label|
|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:||Father son on sand dunes near creek bed|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Don Everhart|