America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver Coin

America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver Coin Apostle Island

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Gross Weight: 5 troy oz
Fineness: .999 pure
Silver Content:  5 troy oz
Dimensions: 3″ x 3″


America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver Coin

The America the Beautiful 5 oz silver coin is 5 troy ounces of pure silver. The front of the coin is almost identical to John Flanagan’s design of the familiar Washington quarter except much larger (3” in diameter). It features the usual United States of America, Liberty, In God We Trust, and Quarter Dollar. The denomination is symbolic as these large coins contain 5 troy ounces of silver and fluctuate directly with the price of silver.

According to A Guide Book of United States Coins by R.S. Yeoman the reverse of these large silver coins will feature “five different sites of natural or historic significance” will be honored each year from 2010 through 2021 which totals 56 different coins. Mintages on the America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver Coin have varied from a low of 20,000 on Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park to a high of 126,700 on Montana’s Glacier National Park.

The reverse of the America the Beautiful 5 oz silver coin also features the state, the name of the pictured natural or historic site, E Pluribus Unum and the date.

Because mintages vary the buy and sell premium is quoted for the most common dates available. Some issues carry higher premiums and if you have a specific interest in better material call Ken Edwards directly for quotes (1-800-225-7531).

An interesting feature of the America the Beautiful 5 oz silver coin is that the edge of these coins are incused (set inward) and display the coin’s weight and purity. All of the America the Beautiful 5 oz silver coins are minted at the Philadelphia Mint, the coin however carries no Mint Mark which is consistent with earlier Philadelphia issues.

The America the Beautiful 5 oz silver coin offers a number of advantages: (1) They are issued by the US Mint which means these coins are accepted as to purity and content worldwide. This allows traders to easily post both buy and sell prices which directly reflect changes in the world silver market. (2) The America the Beautiful 5 oz silver coin is approved for Individual Retirement Accounts. (3) For most of the series the buy and sell premium is small and therefore attractive to silver bullion investors. (4) The America the Beautiful 5 oz silver coin is not reportable when buying or selling (Form 1099B).

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America The Beautiful Coins & Mintages

2010ArkansasHot Springs National Park33000
2010WyomingYellowstone National Park33000
2010CaliforniaYosemite National Park33000
2010ArizonaGrand Canyon National Park33000
2010OregonMount Hood National Forest33000
2011PennsylvaniaGettysburg National Military Park126700
2011MontanaGlacier National Park126700
2011WashingtonOlympic National Park104900
2011MississippiVicksburg National Military Park58100
2011OklahomaChickasaw National Recreation Area48700
2012Puerto RicoEl Yunque National Forest24000
2012New MexicoChaco Culture National Historical Park24400
2012MaineAcadia National Park25400
2012Hawai’iHawai’i Volcanoes National Park20000
2012AlaskaDenali National Park20000
2013New HampshireWhite Mountain National Forest35000
2013OhioPerry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial30000
2013NevadaGreat Basin National Park30000
2013MarylandFort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine30000
2013South DakotaMount Rushmore National Memorial35000
2014TennesseeGreat Smoky Mountains National Park33000
2014VirginiaShenandoah National Park25000
2014UtahArches National Park22000
2014ColoradoGreat Sand Dunes National Park22000
2014FloridaEverglades National Park34000
2015NebraskaHomestead National Monument of America28000
2015LouisianaKisatchie National Forest42000
2015North CarolinaBlue Ridge Parkway45000
2015DelewareBombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge45000
2015New YorkSaratoga National Historical Park45000
2016IllinoisShawnee National Forest75000
2016KentuckyCumberland Gap National Historical Park75000
2016West ViginiaHarpers Ferry National Historic Park57000
2016North DakotaTheodore Roosevelt National Park40000
2016South CarolinaFort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument)35000
2017IowaEffigy Mounds National Monument35000
2017D.C.Frederick Douglass National Historic Site20000
2017MissouriOzark National Scenic Riverways20000
2017New JerseyEllis Island National Monument40000
2017IndianaGeorge Rogers Clark National Historic Park35000
2018MichiganPictured Rocks National Lakeshore30000
2018WisconsinApostle Islands National Lakeshore30000
2018MinnesotaVoyageurs National Park28900
2018GeorgiaCumberland Island National SeashoreTBA
2018Rhode IslandBlock Island National Wildlife RefugeTBA

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