The United States Mint’s America the Beautiful collection of silver coins for sale has proven immensely popular among collectors. The massive series includes a total of 56 designs planned through 2021 and is reaching its conclusion as the five coins of 2018 make their debut. Right now, 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Cumberland Island National Seashore Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside a plastic capsule, mint tubes of 10 coins, or Monster Boxes of 100 coins!
- 44th coin in the ATB Series and fourth release of 2018!
- Consists of Five Troy ounces of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $.25 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- On the obverse is the image of President George Washington.
- The reverse side depicts a snowy egret in the salt marshes of Cumberland Island.
- Commemorates Cumberland Island National Seashore.
- Issued on behalf of Georgia in the series.
Each of the individual 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Cumberland Island National Seashore Coins in this listing is available to you inside of protective plastic. Bulk purchases of the ATB coins from the US Mint are available inside of mint tubes with 10 coins or Monster Boxes of 100 coins that contain 10 tubes of 10 coins.
Cumberland Island National Seashore is located at the very southeastern tip of Georgia’s Atlantic coastline along the border with the state of Florida. The National Seashore here was established by Congress in 1972 to preserve Cumberland Island in Camden County, Georgia, which is one of the largest of the Golden Isles in the state.
On the reverse side of the 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Cumberland Island National Seashore Coin is the image of a snowy egret standing in the salt marshes of Cumberland Island. The snowy egret’s beautiful plumes were once the target of hunters who sold them to designers decorating women’s hats, but the species is now protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in the United States.
Cumberland Island National Seashore includes vast stretches of beaches, dunes, saltwater marshes, and freshwater lakes. The seashore also preserves a variety of historic sites and structures on the island.
The obverse of all Silver ATB Cumberland Island National Seashore Coins features the bust of President George Washington. This left-profile depiction of the nation’s first president was created in 1932 by John Flanagan for use on the US quarter, where it remains to this day as the longest running US coin design.
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