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2016-P Silver Specimen Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) GEM BU in its Original Government Packaging

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Why purchase this 5 oz. Silver 2016-P Fort Moultrie America the Beautiful brilliant uncirculated specimen coin?

The 35th release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters series commemorates the historic significance of Fort Moultrie National Historical Park in South Carolina. On June 28, 1776 Colonel William Moultrie commanded the 2nd South Carolina Regiment to a victory against an attack from British warships. As a result of the triumph, the stronghold known as Fort Sullivan was re-named to honor the Colonel.

  • This 2016-P Fort Moultrie quarter is struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
  • The America the Beautiful series coin is a Philadelphia Mint product.
  • The coin measures an impressive 76.20 mm in diameter.
  • The coin features a magnificent satin-like specimen finish and a lettered edge.
  • The coin will arrive in its original packaging from the United States Mint.
  • The coin is one of only 17,882 minted.

Victorious Battle Scene

Obverse: The obverse portrait of Founding Father George Washington was sculpted in 1932 by John Flanagan. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," the "P" Mint mark and "QUARTER DOLLAR," with ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE" on the coin's smooth edge. The famed Rotunda Clock located at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington D.C. is an additional example of Mr. Flanagan's work.

Reverse: The reverse portrays Sergeant William Jasper courageously returning the battle-tattered regimental flag to the ramparts while under fire from the British ship depicted in the background. The powerful image is encircled by the inscriptions "FORT MOULTRIE," "SOUTH CAROLINA," "2016" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."

Exquisitely Struck Brilliant Uncirculated Specimen Coin

This 2016-P Fort Moultrie National Historical Park 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin is considered to be in Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition, featuring an exceptional strike, gorgeously finished satin-like surfaces and fabulous eye appeal. The coin is encapsulated and presented in a black velvet lined, Mint branded display box, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by the U.S. Mint.

Add this limited mintage 2016-P Fort Moultrie 5 oz. Silver Specimen America the Beautiful quarter to your collection of precious metal treasures today!



This 2016-P Silver Specimen Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) GEM BU OGP is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:2016
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:P
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM BU
Finish:Specimen
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:5 oz
Weight in Grams:155.5162 g
Weight in Ounces:5 oz
Diameter:76.2 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.25
Mintage:17,882
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