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Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2016-P 5 oz. Silver Theodore Roosevelt America the Beautiful Specimen Quarter?
The 34th release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful quarters series celebrates the majesty of North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The 2016-P specimen quarter was struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint, with a final mintage reported to be 18,917. According to the PCGS population report, the esteemed grading company has deemed only 1 of these 2016-P Theodore Roosevelt 5 oz. ATBs to be in immaculate Specimen 70 condition with the coveted First Day of Issue Designation in our exclusive Mercanti signed label, and now the one and only can be yours!
Gorgeous Wilderness Scene by Joel Iskowitz and Phebe Hemphill
The reverse features Theodore Roosevelt on horseback, looking out over the graceful curves of the Little Missouri River. Inscribed "THEODORE ROOSEVELT," "NORTH DAKOTA," "2016" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM," with ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE" on the smooth edge.
The iconic likeness of George Washington as sculpted by John Flanagan in 1932 adorns the obverse. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "QUARTER DOLLAR" and the "P" Mint mark.
Specimen 70 with Hand Signed First Day of Issue Beautiful Parks Series Label
This 2016-P Theodore Roosevelt America the Beautiful Quarter is graded a flawless Specimen 70 by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). The coin earned the First Day of Issue designation for its submission to the grading service within twenty-four hours of release. The magnificent 5 oz. silver coin is presented in a PCGS holder affixed with a Beautiful Parks Series certification label signed by retired U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti.
This low mintage 5 oz. Silver 2016-P Theodore Roosevelt National Park Specimen coin will make an exciting addition on your America the Beautiful Quarters collection!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Label/Signature:||Beautiful Parks Series 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:||Theodore Roosevelt on horseback|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Joel Iskowitz and Phebe Hemphill|
Phebe Hemphill is a prolific American medallic sculptor and designer who has been on the sculpting-engraving staff of the United States Mint since 2006.