Mint Releases the 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ — Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico

Posted on 7/10/2012

The coin, featuring the Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico, is the second coin in the 2012 five-ounce series.

[WASHINGTON, DC] – The coin featuring an image of Chaco Culture National Historical Park is the second coin released in the 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Series. These coins are legal tender and have a nominal face value of 25 cents. Their fineness and weight are edge-incused on the coins.

The series features the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model, on the obverse. The reverse illustrates a view to the west of two elevated kivas that are part of the Chetro Ketl Complex, the north wall of Chetro Ketl and the north wall of the canyon.

These striking numismatic collectibles are produced with an uncirculated finish and display a "P" mint mark for the United States Mint at Philadelphia, where they are struck. The coins are encapsulated, set in a protective outer box, and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. These coins are produced in limited quantities.

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