Why purchase the 2018 America the Beautiful 5 oz. Silver quarter featuring breathtaking imagery from Cumberland Island, Georgia?
Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia is the featured site on the U.S. Mint's 44th America the Beautiful quarters series release. This bullion coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, with a diameter measuring an impressive 76.2 mm.
Snowy Egret Magnificently Posed for Flight
Donna Weaver and Don Everhart created the reverse image, portraying a snowy egret balanced on a branch above a salt marsh, encircled by the inscriptions "CUMBERLAND ISLAND," "GEORGIA," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
The distinctive image of George Washington is located on the obverse. The iconic portrait was sculpted by John Flanagan for the introduction of the Washington Quarter in 1932. Inscriptions include "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
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) received this 2018 Cumberland Island 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful coin for grading within the first thirty days of its release date, qualifying for the collectible First Releases designation. Determined by NGC to be in almost perfect Mint State 69 Deep Prooflike (DPL) condition, the bullion coin features a full strike, with the exceptional frosted design details, polished mirrored backgrounds and fantastic eye appeal.
Add this First Releases 2018 America the Beautiful 5 oz. Cumberland Island National Seashore quarter to your collection now!
This 2018 Cumberland 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:||Snowy Egret on a Branch|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Donna Weaver|