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Why buy this America the Beautiful 2017 Ellis Island 5 oz. Silver Coin
This 2017 America the Beautiful Ellis Island 5 oz. Silver Coin continues the extremely popular America The Beautiful Series. This coin is New Jersey's entry in the series and is the thirty-ninth issue overall. It is sure to appeal to collectors who are interested in what immigrants past and present experience when starting their new lives. It was struck from .999 fine silver.
Exquisite Ellis Island Design by Barbara Fox
Like other coins in this series, this one features John Flanagan's portrait of President George Washington on the obverse. The left-side portrait of the president dominates this face, while inscriptions such as the coin's face value, "QUARTER DOLLAR," take up much of the rest of the available space.
On the reverse is an image of a family of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island. A boy stands next to his parents holding an American flag. In his mother's arm is a bag in which she carries all that they took with them on their quest to start their lives anew. The boy's father looks forward at the immigration processing building, their first stop in the New World. Four inscriptions are on the rim frame, including "ELLIS ISLAND" and "NEW JERSEY."
Don't miss your chance to own this 5 oz. Silver 2017 America the Beautiful Ellis Island Coin.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||George Washington bust facing left|
|Reverse Design:||Ellis Island|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|