Washington — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful five-ounce silver Uncirculated coin honoring Idaho’s Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness (product code 19AN) on November 14 at noon EST. The coin is priced at $154.95 and is the last five-ounce silver Uncirculated coin of 2019.
America the Beautiful five-ounce silver Uncirculated coins are struck in .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint and are three inches in diameter. They bear the same designs featured on their America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin counterparts.
The coin’s reverse (tails) design depicts a piloted drift boat on the rushing river encompassed by the trees and rock formations of the wilderness. Inscriptions are RIVER OF NO RETURN, WILDERNESS, IDAHO, 2019, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
The obverse (heads) features a 1932 restored portrait of George Washington.
Each coin is encapsulated and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Production of the America the Beautiful five-ounce silver Uncirculated coin honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness is set at 20,000 units. There is no household order limit.
The Mint accepts orders online and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). Information on shipping options is available at the Mint’s website.
The America the Beautiful five-ounce silver Uncirculated coins are also available for purchase through the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program. To learn more, visit us online for details.
Like many United States Mint products, this coin will be available at the Mint’s sales centers in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and Denver. Availability may be limited and subject to change.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including Proof, Uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of November 14, 2019, at noon EST.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.