Washington — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful five-ounce silver Uncirculated coin honoring American Memorial Park in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (product code 19AK) on April 4 at noon EDT. The coin is priced at $154.95.
The America the Beautiful five-ounce silver Uncirculated coins are struck in .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint. These coins are three inches in diameter and bear the same designs featured on their America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin counterparts.
The reverse (tails) of the American Memorial Park five-ounce coin depicts a young woman in traditional attire at the front of the Flag Circle and Court of Honor. She is resting her hand on the plaque, whose text honors the sacrifice of those who died in the Marianas Campaign of World War II. Inscriptions are AMERICAN MEMORIAL PARK, N. MARIANA ISLANDS, the year 2019, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
The obverse (heads) features a 1932 restored portrait of George Washington.
A presentation case holds each encapsulated coin, which comes with a certificate of authenticity.
The mintage limit for the America the Beautiful five-ounce silver Uncirculated coin honoring American Memorial Park is set at 20,000 units.
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 about 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.
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.
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 April 4, 2019, at noon EDT.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.