America the Beautiful Quarters 2018 Silver Proof Sethttps://catalog.usmint.gov/america-the-beautiful-quarters-2018-silver-proof-set-18AQ.html
- This set consists of five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins with proof finishes honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin; Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota; Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia; and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island.
- Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
The 2018 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ features all five 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters minted in 90 percent silver, also known as “coin silver.” The silver in these coins can be seen by viewing the edge of the coin in the lens.
The 2018 edition of the America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set is the ninth annual release.
Each coin in this series features a common obverse (heads) with the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “QUARTER DOLLAR.”
The 2018 reverse (tails) of these coins honor the sites below with the following designs:
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan This design depicts Chapel Rock and the white pine tree that grows atop. Inscriptions are "PICTURED ROCKS," "MICHIGAN," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin This design depicts the sea caves at Devils Island with the lighthouse in the background and a kayaker paddling in the foreground. Inscriptions are "APOSTLE ISLANDS," "WISCONSIN," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota This design depicts a common loon with a rock cliff in the background. Inscriptions are "VOYAGEURS," "MINNESOTA," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia This design depicts a snowy egret posing on a branch on the edge of a salt marsh, ready for flight. Inscriptions are "CUMBERLAND ISLAND," "GEORGIA," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Block Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island This design depicts a black-crowned night-heron flying over a view from the beach at Cow Cove looking towards Sandy Point. The North Lighthouse is seen in the background. Inscriptions are "BLOCK ISLAND," "RHODE ISLAND," "2018," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
|Composition:||90% Silver, 10% Copper|
|Diameter:||0.955 inch (24.26 mm)|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||San Francisco – S|
|This set includes five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program quarters.|