WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin–Ozark National Scenic Riverways (product code 17AL) on July 11 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The reverse (tails) of the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins features the same designs that appear on their America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin counterparts. Struck in .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint, these coins are unique in that they measure three inches in diameter. Each legal tender coin is encapsulated and placed in an attractive presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity.
The America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways is priced at $149.95. As with all products sold by the United States Mint containing precious metals, this price is subject to change.
To place an order for this product, visit the Mint’s online catalog at www.catalog.usmint.gov/ or call 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.
The current authorized mintage limit for both numismatic and bullion 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins for Ozark National Scenic Riverways is 150,000 units. An announced maximum potential mintage limit of 25,000 coins has been set for the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin–Ozark National Scenic Riverways. However, based on demand, the United States Mint may mint and issue more than 125,000 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Ozark National Scenic Riverways Silver Bullion Coins so long as it does not exceed the 150,000 coin limit.
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 July 11, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.