2010 Mount Hood National Forest 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin

The final of five America the Beautiful Silver Bullion™ Coin to be released in 2010 is the 2010 Mount Hood National Forest 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin .

2010 Mount Hood Silver Bullion Coin
Mintage: 33,000
Sold Out: TBD
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This coin also marks the fifth of fifty-six new silver bullion coins to be released by the US Mint as part of the program which is scheduled to run until 2021 as part of the America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008. The same legislation is responsible for the circulating quarter dollars issued by the Mint during the same time period.

The reverse (tails side) of each of the new strikes honors select locations found throughout the United States and its territories.

2010 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins

Four America the Beautiful Silver Bullion™ Coins will be released prior to the Mount Hood coin in 2010. The complete list is shown below:

  • 2010 Hot Springs National Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin
  • 2010 Yellowstone National Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin
  • 2010 Yosemite National Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin
  • 2010 Grand Canyon National Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin
  • 2010 Mount Hood National Forest 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin

The five coins honor locations in Arkansas, Wyoming, California, Arizona and Oregon, respectively.

Issue Information

Each silver bullion coin is struck from five ounces of .999 fine silver to a diameter of three inches.

Release Date

Late December 2010 to the Mint’s network of authorized purchasers.

Issue Price

Based on the intrinsic melt value of each coin, plus a small premium.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

Philadelphia, although no mintmark present on bullion coins.

Designer & Sculptor

John Flanagan’s portrait of George Washington, first President of the United States, will be found on the obverse (heads side) of the silver bullion coin.

A view of the massive Mount Hood with Lost Lake in the foreground is featured on the reverse (tails side) of the Mount Hood coin. It was designed and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill.

Coin Specifications

Face Value: $0.25
Finish: Bullion
Composition: .999 fine silver
Standard Weight: 5 oz
Standard Diameter: 3.0 inch
Edge: lettering

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