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Why add this First Releases 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge 5 oz. Silver quarter to your collection?
This magnificent coin struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver is the 45th release of The U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful quarters series, featuring stunning imagery from Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in the state of Rhode Island.
Picturesque View of the Block Island Coast
The reverse image is the creation of Chris Costello and Phebe Hemphill, illustrating the Block Island North Lighthouse at Cow Cove, with a black-crowned night-heron in gorgeous flight above. Inscriptions include "RHODE ISLAND," "BLOCK ISLAND," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
New York sculptor John Flanagan's 1932 sculpture of George Washington appears on the obverse, surrounded by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "QUARTER DOLLAR," with ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE" on the coin's smooth edge.
Virtually Flawless First Releases Deep Prooflike Mint State 69
This 2018 America the Beautiful 5 oz. Silver bullion coin honoring the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island has been reviewed by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and determined to be in nearly perfect Mint State 69 condition. The coin has also been certified Deep Prooflike (DPL), possessing deeply mirrored fields and heavily frosted design elements on each surface. Submitted for grading within the first thirty days of release, the coin is designated First Releases.
This impressively graded 2018 America the Beautiful 5oz. Silver Block Island quarter is sure to be a treasured addition to your collection!
This 2018 Block Island 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Coin NGC MS69 DPL FR is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|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:||Night Heron over Cow Cove|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Chris Costello|