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This Brilliant Uncirculated Blue Ridge Parkway Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin is the third of 2015 and the 28th overall in the America the Beautiful Coins Program. The reverse design of this silver bullion coin depicts the grace and curvature of the road hugging the side of a mountain, with the North Carolina state flower in the foreground. Inscriptions are "BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY," "NORTH CAROLINA," "2015" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM." Design candidates were developed in consultation with representatives of Blue Ridge Parkway.
Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic byway with natural attractions, a unit of the park system with numerous recreational opportunities and a cross-section of Appalachian mountain history. Stretching 469 miles along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains through North Carolina and Virginia, it encompasses some of the oldest settlements of both pre-historic and early European settlement in the U.S. It was established as a national site in 1936.
If you've had the privilege to travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway, you know that the experience is unlike any other. It is a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. Protecting a diverse range of plants and animals, the Parkway meanders for 469 miles, providing many great opportunities to enjoy all that makes this region of the country so special.
The 5 oz silver America The Beautiful Coins (ATB's) all resemble a Washington quarter but are significantly larger (76.20 millimeter diameter) and contain 99.9% silver at a weight of 155.5 grams. Each coin depicts a United States National Park on the reverse and John Flanagan's 1932 portrait of George Washington on the obverse. Inscriptions on the obverse are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, and QUARTER DOLLAR. The edges of these 5 oz silver bullion coins are smooth and contain the incused inscription: .999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE. The coin will be sent to you in a protective Air-Tite Capsule.
Quantities of 10 will ship in unopened mint tubes and Air-Tite Capsules will be included with your order.
|Manufacturer:||United States Mint|
|Silver Content:||5 troy oz|
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