Why purchase this flawless 2018 Specimen Silver 5 oz. Apostle Islands Coin?
The 42nd release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful coin series features Wisconsin, with a detailed image of one of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore's twenty-one islands. This gorgeous entry into the series is struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint.
Intriguing Imagery of the Caves at Devils Island
An awe-inspiring view of the Devils Island sea caves is depicted on the reverse, with the Devils Island lighthouse in the distance and a kayaker navigating the waters of Lake Superior below. The design by Richard Masters and Renata Gordon includes the inscriptions "APOSTLE ISLANDS," "WISCONSIN," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
The obverse features John Flanagan's classically styled bust of George Washington. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "P" and "QUARTER DOLLAR" are inscribed. The coin's edge is lettered ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE."
Perfectly Graded Specimen 70 with First Strike Flag Label
Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded this 2018 Apostle Islands 5 oz. Silver Specimen America the Beautiful Coin a flawless Specimen 70. The impressive coin is encapsulated in a PCGS holder accompanied by the First Strike Flag-themed label, confirming that the coin was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release. Designated specimen, this coin exhibits a strike quality between Mint State and Proof, possessing a satiny, matte finish.
This flawless Specimen finish America the Beautiful Apostle Islands 5 oz. Silver quarter belongs in your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Strike|
|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|