2013-P 5 oz Silver ATB Fort McHenry SP-70 PCGS (FS, Mercanti)

2013-P 5 oz Silver ATB Fort McHenry SP-70 PCGS (FS, Mercanti)

This 2013-P 5 oz Silver ATB Fort McHenry coin has been graded Mint State 70 by PCGS and is also a First Strike personally hand signed by John Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint! The coin is truly unique. Get yours while you can!

Fort McHenry, the birthplace of our national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner, was the location of a turning point for the United States in the War of 1812. The attack on Baltimore Harbor in September of 1814 lasted 25 hours, during which the U.S. troops were able to stave off the British who had finally run out of ammunition. This battle is commemorated by the National Monument and Historic Shrine, which attained national park status in 1925. It has become a tradition that when a new flag is designed, it first flies over Fort McHenry.

This 2013 5 oz Silver Fort McHenry coin is a special collector's edition with the Philadelphia "P" mintmark, making it easily distinguishable from the bullion version.

America The Beautiful 5 oz Coin Series (2010 – 2021)
In 2010, the United States Mint launched the America The Beautiful Quarter series, the mint’s first-ever 5 ounce coin and their largest Silver bullion coin to-date. The new quarter series includes a total of 56 quarter-dollar coins, each with a design of a National Park or National Site from one of the 50 states, five U.S. Territories and Washington D.C. The obverse design of each 5 oz Silver America The Beautiful coin duplicates the design of the America the Beautiful clad quarters used in circulation, except in greater detail. The mint makes two versions of the America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver coin: a Bullion version with a shiny prooflike finish made for investors and an Uncirculated, or Burnished, version with a matte-like finish made for collectors. The Burnished version features the "P" mintmark for the Philadelphia Mint and includes a U.S. Mint box and certificate of authenticity. The Bullion version does not have a mintmark and comes in a plastic capsule with no certificate of authenticity. The Bullion versions have higher mintages and are available to the public only through authorized bullion dealers like APMEX, while the Uncirculated versions have much lower mintages and are available through the U.S. Mint directly, as well as retailers like APMEX.

All America The Beautiful 5 oz Silver coins have the same obverse of George Washington in a restored version of the portrait created by John Flanagan for the 1932 Washington Quarter. The reverse of each America The Beautiful Quarter includes an individual design for each National Park or National Site. Unlike the reeded edge of the normal quarter coins in circulation, the America The Beautiful Silver bullion coins have a smooth edge inscribed with the coin specifications: .999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE.

The America The Beautiful program is authorized by Congress under Title II of the America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008.

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