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Why purchase this perfectly struck 2018 Specimen Silver 5 oz. Pictured Rocks Coin?
The first U.S. National Lakeshore was established in 1966 along the coast of Lake Superior in the state of Michigan, aptly named Pictured Rocks for its colorful sandstone cliffs and natural rock formations. The 41st release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful series honors the lakeshore with this gorgeous coin struck by the Philadelphia Mint from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. The coin is edge lettered ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE" and carries a "P" Mint mark.
Incredibly Detailed Pictured Rocks Imagery
The rock formation named Chapel Rock is depicted on the reverse, with its lone white pine tree flourishing above. The design by Paul Balan and Michael Gaudioso includes the inscriptions "MICHIGAN," "PICTURED ROCKS," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
The obverse features John Flanagan's iconic bust of George Washington, an image common to all America the Beautiful quarters. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "QUARTER DOLLAR."
Perfectly Graded Specimen 70 with PCGS First Strike Flag Label
Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded this 2018 Pictured Rocks 5 oz. Silver Specimen America the Beautiful Coin a flawless Specimen 70. The impressive coin is encapsulated in a PCGS holder accompanied by a patriotic Flag-design label, designated First Strike, indicating that the coin was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release.
This flawless 41st release of the America the Beautiful quarters series featuring Michigan's Pictured Rocks 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:||Chapel Rock with White Pine Tree|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Paul Balan|