America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins

2013 5 oz Silver ATB Mount Rushmore National Park, SD

2013 5 oz Silver ATB Mount Rushmore National Park, SD

Big in size. Big in popularity. Big in collectibility.

In April 1832, the U.S. Congress carved out a federal reserve near Hot Springs, Arkansas. In April 2010, the U.S. Mint paid tribute to this site with Hot Springs National Park, the first 3-inch, .999 fine, 5 oz Silver coin in the mint’s history to launch a brand new series.

This was the start of the America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins series. Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon and Mount Hood National Forest followed later that year. The U.S. Mint has released five America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins each year since 2010. They’re one of the mint’s most talked about bullion products.

The series honors five national parks and historic sites every year. The program is expected to run through 2021 with a total of 56 coins honoring national parks and historic sites. By the time the series is complete, all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories will be represented.

Big, beautiful, 5 oz Silver editions of the popular quarters.

America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins have a nominal face value of 25 cents. The designs are exact duplicates of the popular America the Beautiful quarters that are now in general circulation. Check your pockets or purse and there’s a good chance you’ll find some of these quarters.

But these giant 3 inch, 5 oz coins show design details in ways that no pocket quarter ever can. Also, the coins’ .999 fine Silver composition gives them a lustrous sheen.

For more serious collectors, APMEX has very rare, First Strike and proof America the Beautiful coins — some graded perfect SP-70 by PCGS.

A large selection for investors and collectors.

Though the U.S. Mint issues these coins as bullion, they have become very popular amongst collectors. In the first year of the series, which includes the popular Grand Canyon and Yellowstone National Parks, only 33,000 coins of each design were minted. These have become rare collectibles.

There is a total mintage of only 200,000 coins, spread across all designs for the given year. So these big, beautiful coins are scarce enough to potentially become valuable with collectors.

If you have a collection that you wish to complete, click here to see the huge APMEX selection of America the Beautiful (ATB) coins. One of the largest anywhere, it’s where you’re most likely to find the coin you’re looking for.

 

 

 

 

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Don’t Miss Today’s Offer On Proof Platinum Eagles

 

Proof Platinum Eagle 4 Coin Set (Random Year). Special Low Premium. While Supplies Last

Consider the very popular Eagles in a Platinum set, now at a special low premium price from APMEX. Add this limited mintage Proof Platinum Eagle 4 Coin Set (Random Year) to your collection, while supplies last.

A HANDSOME SET — IRA APPROVED

The Platinum Eagle is the only investment grade Platinum coin from the U.S. Mint. Each set brings together 1.85 troy oz of .9995 fine Platinum in beautiful display packaging.

  • Collectible 4 coin set: Each set contains matching year coins of 1 oz, 12 oz, 14 oz and 110 oz. The set is packaged in a handsome display box with a certificate of authenticity.
  • Guaranteed by the United States government: The U.S. government guarantees the size, weight and purity of each coin.
  • IRA approved: Each coin in the set is approved for inclusion in your Precious Metals Individual Retirement Account.

Proof finish: Enhancing the design is a Proof finish that adds a mirrorlike shimmer to the coin’s background. The design on the reverse, or back, changes each year, adding to the coin’s collectibility.

 

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Pre-Order Now – New 2012 “America the Beautiful” Coin

 

2012 5 oz Silver ATB Acadia National Park, MaineBrand New Release
In The America The Beautiful Series
2012 5 oz Silver Acadia National Park
Pre Order Yours Today!

Introducing the latest coin in the America the Beautiful series issued by the U.S. Mint: the 2012 5 oz Silver Acadia National Park Coin. Located on the coast of Maine, Acadia National Park spans an incredible 47,000 acres and has more than 73 square miles of mountains, shorelines, woodlands, lakes and islands. This latest 2012 release, and the 13th in the series, gives you:

  • Intricately sculpted design: This tribute to Acadia features the Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse on the park’s Mount Desert Island. The coin is a full 3 inches in diameter, which showcases the intricate design.
  • 5 oz of .999 fine Silver: A large, popular coin that’s easy to buy, store and sell. With weight, purity and authenticity guaranteed by the U.S. Mint, it has a face value of a quarter dollar.

Brilliant Uncirculated condition: This coin is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition and is protected by a plastic capsule. Orders in multiples of 10 will come in mint issued tubes.

 

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Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap for March 23, 2012

In the past few weeks, Gold has been experiencing a positive correlation to Treasury prices, which means Gold likely will follow the trend of U.S. bond prices. According to the Financial Times, an industry source reported in recent weeks that central banks have been buying Gold, with an estimated four metric tons of the metal being bought. The consumer demand seems to have helped boost Gold sales as well. According to Rohit Savant, an analyst with CPM Group in New York, “A lot of it has to do with bargain hunting.” Rohit said lower prices are enticing investors back to Gold.

With India‘s announcement late last week that taxes for Gold purchases will increase, many of that country’s jewelers have been on strike, which lead to a slump on gold demand this week. The jewelers’ fear that the shift to double customs duty on Gold will increase prices and weaken demand. This week, credit rating agency Moody’s announced that starting in April, India’s credit rating will be credit negative for its sovereign debt, based on its, “…dependence on corporate tax revenue and vulnerability to commodity prices and exchange rates.”  Many investors are awaiting European data to see how the eurozone is faring after the Greek bailout deal. Yuichi Ikemizu, head of commodity trading, said, “A lot of people are on the sidelines at the moment. … We saw some bearish signs, but the market seems to be holding well. The upside at $1,800 is still looking quite heavy, and investors are waiting for a cue.” Continue reading