WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ honoring George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (product code 17AN) on December 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins replicate the designs featured on the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters®. This coin’s reverse (tails) depicts George Rogers Clark leading his men through the flooded plains approaching Fort Sackville. Inscriptions are “GEORGE ROGERS CLARK,” “INDIANA,” “2017,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” The obverse (heads) design features the 1932 restored portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan.
Struck in .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint, the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins are three inches in diameter and weigh five troy ounces. Each coin is encapsulated and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Pricing for this coin is set at $149.95. However, as with all United States Mint products containing precious metals, this price is subject to change.
Orders will be accepted at the Mint’s online catalog at https://www.catalog.usmint.gov/ or at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Visit us online for information about shipping options at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
The current authorized mintage limit for both numismatic and bullion 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins for George Rogers Clark National Historical Park is 150,000 units.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers. The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017 (#USMint225).
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of Dec. 5, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.