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Why purchase this perfect 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Apostle Islands Specimen Coin?
Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was established in 1970. Located on Lake Superior, the park is home to eight lighthouses, more than any other national park. This 42nd release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters series honors the breathtaking natural beauty of just one of the twenty-one islands of the Lakeshore. The coin was struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint, with a diameter of 76.2 mm.
Gorgeous Scenic Lakeshore Design by Richard Masters and Renata Gordon
The coast of the Lakeshore's Devils Island is depicted on the reverse, illustrating the depth and complexity of the island's naturally formed sea caves, with the island's iconic lighthouse in the background. Inscribed "APOSTLE ISLANDS," "WISCONSIN," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM," with ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE" on the smooth edge.
The obverse features John Flanagan's portrait of George Washington created in 1932. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "QUARTER DOLLAR."
Flawless First Releases Specimen 70
This matte-like finish Specimen coin is minted especially for collectors, featuring the "P" Philadelphia Mintmark to distinguish it from the bullion version. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded this 2018 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Apostle Islands coin a perfect Specimen 70. Submitted to NGC for grading within thirty days of release, the coin is also certified among First Releases.
This perfectly graded Apostle Islands 5 oz. Specimen coin belongs in your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|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:||Sea Caves Near Devils Island Lighthouse|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Richard Masters|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
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