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2016 ATB Shawnee National Forest 5 oz Silver Coin NGC MS69 PL ER

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America the Beautiful silver coins from the United States Mint are massive 5 oz silver versions of the US circulation quarter. Inspired by the State Quarters program on the circulating denomination that launched in the late 1990s and ran through the early 2000s, the ATB Series has its own distinctive designs for each of the states and territories of the United States. Today, you have the chance to get 2016 ATB Shawnee National Forest 5 oz Silver Coins online in near-perfect condition from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic slab from the NGC!
  • 1st design of 2016 and the 31st overall in the ATB Series of silver for sale!
  • Limited number of certified silver coins available!
  • Contains 5 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • The face value of $.25 (USD) is backed by the United States.
  • Graded Mint State 69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
  • Early Release designation.
  • On the obverse is a bust of President George Washington.
  • The reverse includes the image of a hawk gliding in flight over Camel Rock.
  • PL coins.

The United States Mint does not issue a specific proof coin in the ATB Series. The collection features a bullion coin with standard visuals for investment-grade coins and a burnished coin that has matte elements. However, that doesnt mean it is impossible for some coins to be struck that end up having proof-like visuals. The NGCs assessment of these bullion versions of the 2016 ATB Shawnee National Forest 5 oz Silver Coins includes a notation that each is a PL, or proof-like, specimen. This means you could notice slightly frosted design elements on the coins.


On the obverse side of all 2016 ATB Shawnee National Forest 5 oz Silver Coins is a depiction of President George Washington. This left-profile bust of Washington was designed in 1932 by John Flanagan for the United States Mint and has featured on the circulating denomination since that time.


The reverse of 2016 ATB Shawnee National Forest 5 oz Silver Coins features a scene from inside of the national forest in southern Illinois. In particular, this design captures one of the most famous spots in the park as it provides a view from the forest glancing up at the rock formation known as Camel Rock.


Shawnee National Forest covers some 260,000 acres of land spread across a total of nine counties in southern Illinois. It was established during the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and originally grew in size by absorbing exhausted farmland into its make up that was replanted.


These 2016 ATB Shawnee National Forest 5 oz Silver Coins are available to purchase with Mint State 69 certifications. Coins in this condition have full, original mint luster with no more than two minor detracting flaws present. Those flaws are limited in nature to minuscule contact marks or hairlines. Early Release labels indicate these coins arrived for grading within 30 days of release.

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Product Details

Year 2016
Condition MS69 PL ER
Grading Service NGC
Mint Mark P - Philadelphia
Metals Purity .999
Producer US Mint
Thickness 4.064 mm
Diameter 76.2 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $0.25
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) John Flanagan
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series America The Beautiful
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Packaging Dimensions 8x5.9x0.535
Metal Content 5 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2572659