2015 25 Cent 5-oz Silver America the Beautiful Kisatchie NGC SP70 FDI

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Louisiana's Beloved Forest Takes Center Stage in This Five Ounce Silver Beauty!

When you think of Louisiana, the image of a thick bayou probably pops up immediately. However, much of the state used to be covered in thick forests of yellow pine. A young nation's hunger for lumber took advantage of this "forester's dream" during the late 1800s and early 1900s, quickly turning the state's tall forests into stump-filled fields. However, due to the ingenuity, persistence and creativity of folks like Caroline Dormon, land across central Louisiana was acquired and replanted with trees again, creating the Kisatchie National Forest.

Today, this forest covers more than 604,000 acres over five separate Ranger Districts spread across seven parishes. This treasure enchants its visitors with breathtaking beauty and majestic wildlife. In 2015, the Kisatchie National Forest was immortalized as part of the America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program. Now, you can bring home a five ounce silver edition of this America the Beautiful Series coin. Struck in a weighty five ounces of 99.9% pure silver by the Philadelphia Mint, each coin has a massive diameter of three inches and thickness of over four millimeters, but still has a legal tender value of 25 cents!

One side features John Flanagan’s restored 1932 portrait of George Washington, while the other side depicts a wild turkey taking flight over a tuft of blue stem grass. Incused edge lettering confirms that your coin is, indeed, ".999 fine silver 5.0 ounce."

Your 2015 5-oz Silver Kisatchie Coin will also come with several additional features:

  • Your Kisatchie Coin will be graded Specimen-70 (SP70) by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), a distinction that means your perfectly-graded coin will have ZERO imperfections -- showing all features and fields exactly as the engraver and mint intended!
  • Your coin will also be certified First Day of Issue (FDI) by NGC, meaning that it was among the first struck by the mint and was certified within the first day of issue.
  • Your Kisatchie Coin will be sonically sealed in an acrylic case with white display core -- giving you the best in protection while granting clear sightlines into every beautiful detail.

Combine the rich natural beauty and unique history of this cherished forest along with the captivating artwork and attractive size of this coin and you can see why we don’t think this will available for very long. Capture this monumental coin for your collection -- order yours today!

Year of Issue 2015
Country United States
Composition Silver
Purity 0.9990
Condition Graded, Uncirculated, Specimen
Grade SP70
Pedigree First Day Of Issue
Denomination 0.25
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name U.S. Mint
Coin Weight 155.3 Grams - g
Weight 5 Ounces - oz
Dimensions 76.2mm
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