2018 5 oz Silver ATB Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, RI
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Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island located 12 miles off the coast is an important habitat for migrating birds. This coin is the fifth release of 2018 in the U.S. Mint's popular 5 oz Silver bullion America the Beautiful series.
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This coin commemorates Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island. This is the 45th release of 56 coins. These coins are sought after by investors for their .999 fine Silver content, and demanded by collectors for their artistic value.
- Contains 5 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Individual coins come in capsules. Multiples of 10 come in mint-issued tubes without capsules. Orders of 100 come in mint-issued monster boxes also without capsules.
- Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
- Obverse: Portrait of George Washington originally designed by John Flanagan, with the inscriptions of "United States of America", "Liberty", "In God We Trust" and "Quarter Dollar".
- Reverse: Depicts an image of Block Island National Wildlife Refuge.
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This monumental piece of United States history is forever captured in this beautifully crafted 5 oz Silver coin. Add this attractive coin to your collection today!
Block Island National Wildlife Refuge
Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, named after the Dutch explorer Adriaen Block, lies 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island on the Outer Lands coastal archipelago. The island was incorporated by Rhode Island in 1672 and today 40 % of the island is dedicated to preservation with an island population of 1,000 people. There are 17 miles of beach on the island and the 134 acres of conserved lands were established as a refuge in 1973. As recently as 2016 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge for managing shrub land habitat for the animal life in the Northeast. Together this land is an important area for migratory songbirds which pass by the island each fall, not surprisingly the island is a popular destination for birdwatchers.
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