America the Beautiful Quarters 2019 Silver Proof Sethttps://catalog.usmint.gov/america-the-beautiful-quarters-2019-silver-proof-set-19AQ.html
- This set includes five proof quarters from the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program honoring Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts; American Memorial Park in the Northern Mariana Islands; War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam; San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas; and Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho.
- Each set is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
The 2019 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™ features all five 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters minted in 99.9 percent silver. The silver in these coins can be seen by viewing the edge of the coin in the lens. The coins are then packaged in a protective lens to showcase and maintain their exceptional finish.
The 2019 edition of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set is the 10th annual release of five quarters in the series.
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 2019 reverse (tails) honors these sites with unique designs:
Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts The design depicts a mill girl working at a power loom with its prominent circular bobbin battery. A view of Lowell, including the Boott Mill clock tower, is seen through the window. Inscriptions are "LOWELL," "MASSACHUSETTS," "2019," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
American Memorial Park in the Northern Mariana Islands The design depicts a young woman in traditional dress at the front of the Flag Circle and Court of Honor. She is resting her hand on the plaque whose text honors the sacrifice of those who died in the Marianas Campaign of World War II. Inscriptions are "AMERICAN MEMORIAL PARK," "N. MARIANA ISLANDS," "2019," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam The design portrays American forces coming ashore at Asan Bay, strengthening the number of troops on the island in the fight for Guam and its eventual liberation. Inscriptions are "WAR IN THE PACIFIC," "GUAM," "2019," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas This design depicts elements of the Spanish Colonial Real coin to pay tribute to the missions. Within the quadrants are symbols of the missions: wheat symbolizes farming; the arches and bell symbolize community; a lion represents Spanish cultural heritage; and a symbol of the San Antonio River represents irrigation methods and life-sustaining resources. Inscriptions are "SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS," "TEXAS," "2019," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho This design depicts a piloted drift boat on the rushing river encompassed by the trees and rock formations of the wilderness. Inscriptions are "RIVER OF NO RETURN," "WILDERNESS,” “IDAHO," "2019," and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
|Diameter:||0.955 inch (24.26 mm)|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||San Francisco – S|
|This set includes five America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins.|