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Why add the 2016-P Shawnee 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin PCGS SP69 FDI Mercanti-Signed First Strike Flag Label to your collection?
This 2016-P Shawnee 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin achieved the elevated collector grade of Specimen 69 (SP69) from the experts at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). It features the John Mercanti hand-signature on the collectible First Day of Issue (FDI) designed First Strikes Flag Label. This example was struck at the Philadelphia branch of the U.S. Mint on a .999 pure silver planchet weighing 5 oz. This was the first America the Beautiful (ATB) 5 oz. coin released in 2016 and the 31st release in the series.
Shawnee National Forest, Illinois
The reverse image was designed by Justin Kunz and shows Camel Rock, the famous sandstone formation located in the Shawnee National Forest recreation area. Overhead, a red-tailed hawk is featured in flight. The Shawnee National Forest is located in Southern Illinois. It was established in 1933, covers 280,000 acres and is the largest single plot of publicly owned land in Illinois. The obverse features the timeless portrait of George Washington designed by John Flanagan. It was based on the famous Jean-Antoine Houdin bust, now at Mt. Vernon.
SP69 with collectible Mercanti autograph label
SP69 coins are well-struck with almost imperceptible distractions. This example features the collectible John M. Mercanti signed, First Day of Issue (FDI), First Strike (FS) Flag Label.
Order your 2016-P Shawnee 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin PCGS SP69 FDI Mercanti-Signed First Strike Flag Label from ModernCoinMart (MCM) today.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti-Signed First Strike Flag 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:||Camel Roach and a soaring re-tailed hawk|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Justin Kunz and Jim Licaretz|