The 2018 America the Beautiful silver coins for sale from the United States Mint launch with a tour of the Great Lakes Region that swings through Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Focusing on the shores of Lake Superior, two of the first three designs offer National Lakeshores in the collection for the first time. Right now, the 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in either individual plastic, mint tubes of 10 coins, or Monster Boxes containing 100 coins!
- Second coin design in the 2018 release schedule and 42nd overall in ATB!
- Consists of Five Troy ounces of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $.25 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Obverse includes the 1932 depiction of President George Washington.
- Reverse depicts Devils Island sea caves and the Devils Island Lighthouse.
- Issued for the state of Wisconsin in the ATB Series.
- Celebrates Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
Each 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Coin in this listing is available to you in BU condition. Coins in this condition exhibit no signs of wear and tear from handling, but you may notice minor flaws from the coining process. These are typically limited to issues such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, and contact marks.
The Silver Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Coins are available as the second issue of the 2018 schedule in the America the Beautiful collection. These coins are available for individual purchase inside of protective plastic or in mint tubes of 10 coins total. Monster Boxes are available containing 100 coins housed in 10 tubes of 10 coins each.
Located on the northernmost tip of Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Superior, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore encompasses some 21 islands and 69,372 acres of shoreline. The region is known for its collection of historic lighthouses, sandstone sea caves, and some of the only remaining old-growth remnant forests in the region.
On the reverse of the 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Coins is the image of Devils Island, one of the more prominent islands in the chain of 21 Apostle Islands. Some of the region’s famous sea caves are visible in the design with kayakers winding their way inside in the foreground, while the Devils Island Lighthouse rises toward the horizon in the background.
The obverse of all Silver ATB Apostle Islands National Lakeshore coins feature the 1932 depiction of President George Washington. Created by John Flanagan for use on the nation’s circulation quarter, it debuted in 1932 to commemorate the 200th birthday of the nation’s first President and Commander-in-Chief.
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