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2018 Apostle Islands 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin PCGS SP70 First Strike Mercanti Signed Flag Label

2018 Apostle Islands 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin PCGS SP70 FS Mercanti Signed Flag Label
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Why purchase this specially labeled 5 oz. Silver Specimen Apostle Islands America the Beautiful Quarter?

This America the Beautiful Quarter honoring Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is the 42nd release of the U.S. Mint's popular series begun in 2010. The specimen finish coin is struck in Philadelphia with a "P" Mint mark from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver measuring 76.2 mm in diameter.

Sensational Design by Richard Masters and Renata Gordon

The inscriptions "APOSTLE ISLANDS," "WISCONSIN," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" frame the reverse image illustrating the imposing cliffs and sea caves of the Lakeshore's Devils Island, with a kayaker paddling upon Lake Superior in the foreground.

The obverse features George Washington, sculpted by John Flanagan in 1932, accompanied by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "QUARTER DOLLAR." The coin's smooth edge is lettered ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE."

Flawless Specimen 70, First Strike Flag Label with Authentic Signature

This collector's edition satin finish specimen coin was received by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) within the first thirty days of its release date (April 13, 2018) and features the First Strike Flag design label hand-signed by John Mercanti, 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. This perfectly struck 2018 Apostle Islands 5 oz. Silver Specimen America the Beautiful Coin is sealed in a PCGS holder, its label certifying the coin an impeccable Specimen 70.

Purchase this First Strike, John Mercanti-signed, 2018 Apostle Islands 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin from MCM now!


Year of Issue:2018
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:P
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:PCGS
Grade:SP70
Release Type:First Strike
Finish:Specimen
Label/Signature:Mercanti Signed Flag Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:5 oz
Weight in Grams:155.517 g
Weight in Ounces:5 oz
Diameter:76.2 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.25
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