Goldline International has acquired a limited quantity of "America the Beautiful" 5 ounce silver coins which are available to purchase in tubes of 10 coins and while supplies last. DESIGN OF AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL SILVER QUARTER - Each coin is three inches in diameter. The obverse of the coins duplicates their smaller twin - the U.S. quarter - even down to its 25 cent face value, though these silver coins are nearly double the size and five times the silver content of the silver American Eagle. From the U.S. Mint: In 2010, the United States Mint began to issue 56 quarter-dollar coins featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites as part of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. 2012 marks the third year of the program and features the next 5 quarters.
Acadia National Park (Maine) Awed by its beauty and diversity, early 20th-century visionaries donated the land on the rugged coast of Maine that became Acadia National Park, the first national park east of the Mississippi River. The park is home to the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic Coast. The reverse image depicts a view of the Bass Harbor Lighthouse and Acadia's rough coastline.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park (New Mexico) This historical park in New Mexico features Chaco Canyon, which was a major center of Puebloan culture between A.D. 850 and 1250. The Chacoan sites are part of the homeland of Pueblo Indian peoples of New Mexico, the Hopi Indians of Arizona and the Navajo Indians of the southwest. The reverse design illustrates a view to the west of two elevated kivas that are part of the Chetro Complex.
Denali National Park and Preserve (Alaska) In 1980, the park was expanded from 2 to 6 million acres, including preserve lands, and the name changed from Mount McKinley National Park to Denali National Park and Preserve. Today's boundary includes the awe-inspiring 20,320-foot Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America. The reverse design features a Dall sheep with Mount McKinley rising in the background.
El Yunque National Forest (Puerto Rico) El Yunque National Forest, located in Puerto Rico, is the sole tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System. Despite the forest's relatively small 28,000-acre size, it is significant for its immense biodiversity and it popular with visitors for its year-round tropical climate. The reverse design depicts a Coqui tree frog sitting on a leaf and a Puerto Rican parrot behind an epiphyte plant with tropical flora in the background.
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii) Established as Hawaii National Park in 1916, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park displays the results of 70 million years of volcanism, migration and evolution-processes that thrust a bare land up from the sea, creating unique ecosystems and a distinct human culture. The reverse design depicts an eruption on the east rift of Kilauea Volcano, capturing the magnificent beauty of the volcano.
Chickasaw National Recreation Area (Oklahoma) This specific strike honors Chickasaw National Recreation Area which is located in the state of Oklahoma. The coin's reverse showcases the Lincoln Bridge, a favorite scenic spot of Chickasaw which is built out of limestone and was dedicated on the centennial of the birth of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, thus giving it its name.
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania) The Battle of Gettysburg, the Union victory in the summer of 1863 that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North, was a turning point in the Civil War. The reverse image depicts the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument.
Glacier National Park (Montana) The park is named for its prominent glacier-carved terrain and remnant glaciers descended from the ice age of 10,000 years ago. The reverse image depicts a classic view of the northeast slope of Mount Reynolds towering in the distance.
Olympic National Park (Washington) From glistening tidepools to glacier-capped peaks, Olympic National Park protects more than 70 miles of Pacific Ocean beaches and, less than 33 miles away, the glacier-capped 7,980-foot summit of Mount Olympus that is the heart of the Olympic range. The reverse image depicts a Roosevelt elk standing on a gravel river bar of the Hoh River with a view of Mount Olympus in the background.
Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi) The park commemorates one of the pivotal battles of the Civil War - the campaign, siege, and defense of Vicksburg, Miss. The reverse image depicts the U.S.S. Cairo on the Yazoo River as it would have been seen when it served the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
ABOUT THE COINS
These silver coins, delivered in sealed tubes to preserve their brilliant uncirculated condition, have their weight, content, and purity guaranteed by the U.S. government.
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