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2018 Block Island 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin NGC SP69 First Release

2018 Block Island 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin NGC SP69 FR
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Why add this First Releases 2018 Block Island National Wildlife Refuge 5 oz. Silver Specimen quarter to your collection?

This silver quarter commemorating Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island is the 45th release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful quarters series. The coin is struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with an exquisite satiny specimen finish at the Philadelphia Mint.

Gorgeous Rendition of the Block Island Coastline

The reverse design by Chris Costello and Phebe Hemphill depicts the Block Island North Lighthouse at Cow Cove, with a black-crowned night-heron in flight above the cove's pebbled beach. Inscriptions include "RHODE ISLAND," "BLOCK ISLAND," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."

Featured on the obverse is the familiar bust of George Washington created by sculptor John Flanagan, which has graced the quarter dollar since 1932. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "P" and "QUARTER DOLLAR," with ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE" on the coin's smooth edge.

Nearly Flawless Specimen 69 First Releases

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has reviewed and graded this 2018-P America the Beautiful series coin honoring Rhode Island's Block Island a virtually perfect Specimen 69. The 5 oz. Silver coin is encapsulated in a protective NGC holder, its label bearing the additional designation of First Releases, which is earned for submission to the grading service within the first thirty days of release.

Purchase this spectacular 2018 America the Beautiful 5 oz. Specimen coin celebrating the splendor of Block Island National Wildlife Refuge from MCM today!


Year of Issue:2018
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:P
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:SP69
Release Type:First Releases
Finish:Specimen
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:Night Heron over Cow Cove
Reverse Designer/Engraver:John Flanagan
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Chris Costello