Why purchase this specially labeled 2018 Pictured Rocks 5 oz. Silver Specimen Quarter?
Located along a forty-mile-long stretch of Lake Superior's border on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Pictured Rocks was the first National Lakeshore to be established in the United States. This America the Beautiful design commemorating the lakeshore is the 41st release of the series, struck at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia with a "P" Mint mark from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
Gorgeous Design by Paul Balan, Sculpted by Michael Gaudioso
The inscriptions "MICHIGAN," "PICTURED ROCKS," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" encircle the reverse image of Pictured Rock's Chapel Rock landmark with its signature single white pine tree. The coin's smooth edge is lettered ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE."
The obverse features the image of George Washington as sculpted by John Flanagan in 1932, accompanied by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "QUARTER DOLLAR."
Flawless Specimen 70 with Hand Signed Label
This perfectly struck 2018 Pictured Rocks 5 oz. Silver Specimen America the Beautiful Coin is sealed in a Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) holder with the certification Specimen 70. The collector's edition satin finish specimen coin was received by PCGS within the first thirty days of release and features a First Strike Flag themed label, hand signed by the U.S. Mint's 12th Chief Engraver John Mercanti.
Add this perfectly graded, First Strike, John Mercanti signed, 2018 Pictured Rocks 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful Specimen Coin to your collection now!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Strike|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Flag Label|
|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|