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Why purchase the 5 oz. America the Beautiful Silver Specimen Voyageurs National Park coin?
The 43rd release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters series features Voyageurs National Park in the state of Minnesota. The coin is struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia branch of the Mint with a stunning matte-like specimen finish. Mintage of the coin is limited to no more than 20,000.
Exquisite Image Featuring the Wildlife of the Park's Waterways
The reverse features a serene park image created by Patricia Lucas-Morris and Joseph Menna, depicting a beautifully detailed common loon swimming near a rocky shoreline with a forest in the background. Inscriptions include "VOYAGEURS," "MINNESOTA," "2018" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM," with ".999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE" on the smooth edge.
John Flanagan's 1932 sculpture of George Washington graces the obverse, surrounded by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "QUARTER DOLLAR."
Exceptional Early Releases Specimen 69
This 2018 Voyageurs National Park America the Beautiful Coin was submitted for grading to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) within the first thirty days of its release date. Upon review, NGC determined the fully struck 5 oz. silver coin to be virtually free of any surface imperfections, awarding it the grade of Specimen 69. The impressive coin is encapsulated in a protective NGC holder, its label certifying it among Early Releases.
This gorgeous 43rd release of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters series featuring Voyageurs National Park belongs in your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||Early 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:||Common Loon with Rock Cliff|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John Flanagan|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Patricia Lucas-Morris|
After Jon Mercanti retired as Chief Engraver of the United States Mint in 2010, the position remained unfilled until February 4th, 2019, when U.S Mint Director, David Ryder, announced that Sculptor-Engraver Joe Menna, was named the thirteenth Chief Engraver of the Mint.