The America the Beautiful collection of silver coins from the United States Mint remains one of its most popular bullion releases each year, with only the Silver American Eagle surpassing it in terms of demand and popularity. Among the 2017 releases in the series is one coin commemorating one of the nation’s most significant civil rights leaders ever. Today, 2017 5 oz Colorized Silver ATB Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Coins are yours to purchase at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a protective capsule with display box.
- Second release of 2017 and 37th overall in the ATB Series!
- Mintage limited to 5,000 colorized coins only!
- Consists of Five Troy ounces of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Face value of $.25 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- President George Washington’s effigy on the obverse.
- Frederick Douglass’ portrait and home on the reverse.
- Represents the District of Columbia in the ATB Collection.
- Celebrates Frederick Douglass National Historic Site.
The United States Mint does not colorize any of its silver or gold bullion products. With the purchase of these 2017 5 oz Colorized Silver ATB Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Coins you receive a product that was originally struck by the US Mint, and colorized by Emporium Hamburg, an authorized third-party distributor in Germany.
Each 2017 5 oz Colorized Silver ATB coin in this Silver.com listing is in BU condition. Coins in this condition show no signs of wear and tear, however you may notice a range of minor flaws resulting from the production process. These commonly include breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks.
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in the United States in 1818 in the state of Maryland. After escaping from slavery he became a well-known abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman who spoke out in the North against the evils of slavery in the South.
The reverse of all 2017 5 oz Colorized Silver ATB Frederick Douglass National Historic Site coins features a portrait of Douglass in the foreground of the design field. In the background is the image of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the home and estate of Douglass in Anacostia across the Anacostia River southeast of Washington DC.
On the obverse of all Silver ATB Coins you’ll find the left-profile portrait of President George Washington as found on all circulation quarters. This image was launched on the nation’s quarters in 1932 in honor of his 200th birthday and remains there today. It was created in 1932 by John Flanagan.
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