New 5 oz Silver America The Beautiful Mount Rushmore Coins. Pre-Order Now!

The Mount Rushmore 5 oz Silver America the Beautiful coin is the 5th and final coin of the series to be released by the U.S. Mint in 2013. It is also the 20th coin in the series that will culminate in 2021.

The Mount Rushmore design features workers carving the faces of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. This design is uniquely different than prior designs on U.S. coinage as this one offers an entirely different perspective on the labor and craftsmanship that went into designing and carving such an enormous piece of art.

Mt. Rushmore stands 5,725 high and was selected as the site to carve due to its smooth fine-grained granite which only erodes 1 inch every 10,000 years. It was designed and sculpted by renowned sculptor Gutzon Borglum who was born in 1867 in the Idaho Territory. The project cost almost $1 million to make and began on October 4, 1927, and finished on October 31, 1941. Mount Rushmore features four of the United States’ most prominent presidents: George Washington, Thomas, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. However, this coin only depicts Washington and Jefferson.

Individual coins will come in capsules. Multiples of 10 will be delivered in mint-issued tubes without capsules. Orders of 100 come in mint-issued monster boxes also without capsules. Click here to buy The Mount Rushmore 5 oz Silver America the Beautiful coin.

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12 Days of Christmas: DAY 10 – Gettysburg America The Beautiful

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 Silver bullion For Only $1.99 Per Oz. Over Spot!

Celebrate a piece of American history with the 2011 5 oz. Gettysburg America the Beautiful coin, now just $1.99 per oz. over spot for any quantity. Graded MS-69 Prooflike First Strike by PCGS, these stunning .999-fine Silver coins commemorate the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. Order yours while supplies last, and enjoy safe and secure shipping from APMEX.

Affordable Pricing on a Nearly Perfect Coin

The U.S. Mint launched the America the Beautiful Program in 2010, and issues five new designs each year. Gettysburg was the first issue for 2011. APMEX is pleased to extend a special offer on a limited number of these coins that are graded MS-69 Prooflike First Strike by PCGS, the premier grading service. These coins:

  • Are nearly perfect.
  • Have a mirror-like finish that you won’t find on all America the Beautiful coins.
  • Were delivered from the U.S. Mint within the first 30 days of release.

The front of the coin is an exact replica of the front of the Washington Quarter. The back depicts Soldiers National Monument, a statue constructed to honor the American soldiers laid to rest at Gettysburg.

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Buy Silver ATBs for Your Investment Portfolio or Coin Collection

The 5 oz. ATB Silver Coin “Triple Play”

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Silver investors and collectors, add exquisite 5 ounce .999 fine Silver America the Beautiful coins to your portfolio. Choose from three products at three competitive price points based on the coin condition you prefer, while supplies last.

America the Beautiful (ATB) coins are U.S. Mint Silver products that were manufactured in limited quantities. The front of these coins is an exact replica of the U.S. Mint’s quarter dollar, while the backs are fashioned to honor our country’s magnificent national parks. Choose from three products at three competitive price points.

  • 2011 5 oz. Olympic National Park, WA  The least expensive of the three options, this 5 ounce .999 fine Silver ATB coin can add significant value to an investor’s portfolio. Its design exemplifies the unchanged wilderness, while the Roosevelt Elk in the foreground brings living beauty to the coin.
  • 2011 5 oz. Gettysburg PCGS MS-69 PL First Strike  A grade of MS-69 Proof Like means the finish on these coins is cleaner, with fewer imperfections than most other Gettysburg coins. The front of the coin depicts Soldiers National Monument, constructed to honor the soldiers who fell at the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. With an incredible price for a certified coin, these are sought after by collectors
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  • 2010 5 oz. 5-coin set PCGS MS-69 DMPL First Strike  Collectors alert! Very simply, this is the highest-graded set from the best grading service of the hardest to find ATB coins. Only a very small number of ATB coins have this prestigious grade of MS-69 Deep Mirror Proof Like (DMPL) by PCGS. The five coin set includes Grand Canyon, Hot Springs, Mount Hood, Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks.

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Weekly Recap 7.22.11

All eyes were focused this week on the European debt crisis and the U.S. debt ceiling discussions.  While there was serious progress made on one of these issues, it’s certainly debatable whether any real progress was made on the other.

Following a day-long meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday, the European Union leaders approved a bailout plan for Greece.  Details of the European Union’s bailout of Greece have emerged, and the package is being seen as stronger than expected.  Fitch Ratings said it will declare Greece to be in “restricted default,” however this was an expected consequence, according to EU leaders.  The deal is expected to stave off any contagion to other countries in the euro zone.

In the U.S., every time progress appeared to be made, it stopped dead in its tracks.  A major deficit plan was agreed upon by the bipartisan “Gang of Six” in the Senate. This deal would reduce federal deficits and is seen as a major step forward in debt ceiling negotiations. President Obama had publicly backed the plan, but he has since backed off.  House Republicans voted this week in favor of a campaign to reinforce their budget views and eliminate the need for compromise. The slogan for this campaign is “Cut, Cap and Balance.” A bill the Republicans are promoting this week would condition any increase in the debt limit on immediate spending cuts, set caps on future outlays and require a congressional passage of a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution. Obama has specifically said that he will veto this bill if it passes the Senate.

President Obama is now said to be working on a major deficit-reduction package that includes $3 trillion in cuts while not including immediate revenue increases.  This is a sticking point to Democrats, who are said to be upset with the plan.  Obama would have to convince his fellow Democrats that this is the right deal, and he will need to do it quickly; the U.S. is now a mere 11 days away from defaulting on its debts.

Credit rating agencies were in the headlines frequently this week.  On top of the situation in Greece, the agencies came out in force to warn of the consequences of a U.S. default.  Standard & Poor’s reiterated its position Thursday that if the U.S. government misses its scheduled debt payments, it could cut the U.S. credit rating as early as August. There is some tie-in to both raising the debt ceiling and balancing the budget that S&P needs to see to avoid that type of action. The trickle-down effect could be catastrophic to a number of companies, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, plus the sovereign debt rating and the insurance industry. Senator McConnell’s “back-up plan” that had been discussed as a fall-back option has just been discredited by Moody’s as not doing enough to balance the budget and would still put the U.S. on a path for a negative credit outlook.

Gold hit a record high Monday, and has spent most of the week around the $1,600 mark.  Silver hit over $40 for the first time since May, and remains in that range.

Weekly Precious Metal Spot Prices

Gold:
Spot Gold prices opened this week at $1,591.10. The all-time record high was on Tuesday, July, 19th at $1,610.70, while the low for the week occurred on Wednesday, July 20th at $1,581.10. Gold ended the week up $9.50 at $1,600.60. This week, the most popular Gold bullion products were 2011 Gold American Eagles, 1 oz. Pamp Suisse Gold Bars, and 2011 1 oz. Gold Maple Leafs.

Silver:
Spot Silver prices opened this week at $39.04. Silver reached a high of $40.88 on Tuesday, July 19th,  while this week’s low for Silver occurred on Wednesday, July 20th at $38.22. Silver ended the week up $1.12 at $40.16. The most popular Silver products on APMEX.com this week were 2011 Silver American Eagles, 2011 Silver Maple Leafs, 1 oz. Silver Buffalo Rounds and 10 oz. APMEX Silver Bars.

Platinum:
Spot Platinum prices opened this week at $1,758.00 and ended the week up $41.00 at $1,799.00. Popular Platinum products this week included, 1 oz. Platinum Bars, 1/10 oz. Platinum American Eagles, and 1 oz. Platinum American Eagles.

Palladium:
Spot Palladium prices opened this week at $783.80 and ended the week up $24.10 at $807.90. Palladium investors preferred 1 oz. Pamp Suisse Palladium Bars and Palladium Canadian Maple Leafs this week at APMEX.com.

America the Beautiful 2-Coin Set

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This two-coin 2011 America the Beautiful  set contains the five ounce Gettysburg National Military Park coin and the five ounce Glacier National Park coin.

The America the Beautiful Silver bullion program marks a significant change for the U.S. Mint’s coin offerings with the introduction of the larger format of five Troy ounces of Silver bullion. The entire 56-coin collection will display the beauty and diversity of America’s National Parks and sites. The coins will be issued over the course of 12 years. Designs and inscriptions are duplicates of the currently circulating commemorative quarters.

The Gettysburg National Military Park coin shows the Soldiers National Monument, which stands in the center of the Soldiers National Cemetery. This monument was constructed to honor the soldiers who fell at the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. The statue now stands guard over the 6,000 American soldiers laid to rest at Gettysburg.

The Glacier National Park coin depicts the majestic glacier-carved Mount Reynolds. The mountain goat in the foreground reminds us of the diverse wildlife fostered within Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park obtained federal protected status on Feb. 22, 1897 and consists of 1,000,000 acres.

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