Great Sand Dunes National Park 2014 Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin
- Features the Great Sand Dunes National Park Quarter Design
- 24th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program
- Minted at the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia
This product is part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program program.
The 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ – Great Sand Dunes National Park is the fourth release in 2014 and the 24th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.
The reverse design features a father and son playing in the sand next to the creek bed. The distinctive mountains and sand dunes are featured in the background.
Inscriptions are “GREAT SAND DUNES, COLORADO,” “2014” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” Design candidates were developed in consultation with representatives of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve has the tallest dunes in North America forming the centerpiece of the site’s diverse landscape of grasslands, wetlands, conifer and aspen forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. These can be experienced through hiking, sand sledding, splashing in the Medano Creek, and watching wildlife. The Great Sand Dunes National Park was first established as a national site on March 17, 1932 (47 Stat. 2506).
|Weight:||5.000 troy ounces|
|Diameter:||3.000 inches (76.2 mm)|
|Thickness:||0.165 inch (4.19 mm)|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||Philadelphia – P|