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Why buy this Limited Edition Silver Proof Set 2018-S Silver Block Island Proof America the Beautiful Quarter?
This Silver Proof Brock Island quarter is ideal for collectors who love the designs of the America the Beautiful collection, which celebrates America's national parks. This piece was struck as part of the Limited Edition Silver Proof Set, of which just 50,000 were issued. Struck from 6.25 g of .900 fine, or "constitutional," silver, it bears the San Francisco Mint's "S" mint mark on the obverse.
Breathtaking Black-crowned Night-heron Design by Chris Costello
John Flanagan's left-side portrait of President George Washington serves as the obverse design on this and other quarters in the America the Beautiful series. The aging leader is joined by several inscriptions, including the face value of the coin, "QUARTER DOLLAR," and the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST."
Chris Costello designed and and Phebe Hemphill sculpted the reverse design, on which a black-crowned night-heron flies over the Cow Cove beach heading toward Sandy Point. The North Lighthouse stands in the background, ready to help ships remain safe. Rim inscriptions offer the park's name, "BLOCK ISLAND," and state, "RHODE ISLAND."
Virtually Flawless PF69 UC FDI with Cable Car Label
This coin received a Proof 69 grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Coins can only receive that grade if they are flawless as seen under 5x magnification. It also earned Ultra Cameo certification for its sharp contrasts between frosted devices and mirrored fields and First Day of Issue certification, a designation that is reserved for coins that were submitted through an exclusive process. The label on which this information is provided features one of the cable cars for which San Francisco is famous.
Add this Limited Edition Silver Proof Set 2018-S America the Beautiful Silver Block Island Proof Quarter to your collection today.
This 2018-S Silver Block Island Proof America the Beautiful Quarter From Limited Edition Silver Proof Set NGC PF69 UC FDI San Francisco Cable Car Label 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 Day of Issue|
|Variety:||From Limited Edition Silver Proof Set|
|Label/Signature:||San Francisco Cable Car Label|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
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