Why should this 2016 Specimen Silver America the Beautiful - Harpers Ferry be added into your collection?
Released in 2016, this quarter stands as the 33rd coin from the popular America the Beautiful series - a series which celebrates the beautiful National Parks, Monuments, and landscapes from every state in the U.S. This coin has a large weight of 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, and features the historic Harpers Ferry of West Virginia.
Featuring John Browns Fort of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park!
The obverse featured the portrait of the U.S. First President, George Washington. This portrait was created by John Flanagan for the Washington Quarter of 1932. Inscribed to the right of the bust is the letter "P" for the Philadelphia Mint where the coin was struck.
Depicted on the reverse is John Browns Fort, this Fort played a pivotal role in the attempted slave uprising of John Brown in 1959. This uprising took place before the Civil War and although the attempt failed it is often seen as the first steps towards the eventuality of the Civil War.
Receiving the grade of Specimen 70!
This coin was graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and received the impressive grade of Specimen 70. This grade is reserved for coins which have superb quality in both strike and work, lacking any defect or imperfections.
Don't wait - purchase this 2016 Specimen Silver America the Beautiful - Harpers Ferry today!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|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:||John Brown's Fort|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Thomas Hipschen and Phebe Hemphill|