2013 Mount Rushmore National Memorial 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin

The 2013 Mount Rushmore National Memorial 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin will be the last strike of 2013 to appear as part of the US Mint’s America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin® Program.

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Work on the massive sculpture in the Black Hills of South Dakota began in 1927 under the direction of Gutzon Borglum and continued (with periodic stops) until 1941. The memorial features the likenesses of four past Presidents of the United States – George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, all selected for their roles in preserving and expanding the nation.

While these bullion coins will feature obverse and reverse designs identical to the circulating America the Beautiful Quarters® Program, their content, size and weight will be much different. Each will be struck from five ounces of .999 fine silver to a diameter of three inches.

2013 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins

The US Mint will issue five different America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins in 2013:

  • 2013 White Mountain National Forest 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing New Hampshire
  • 2013 Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing Ohio
  • 2013 Great Basin National Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing Nevada
  • 2013 Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing Maryland
  • 2013 Mount Rushmore National Memorial 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing South Dakota

These coins are the sixteenth through the twentieth of the program to be released by the US Mint which debuted in 2010 and runs through 2021 with a total of fifty-six strikes.

Issue Information

While no specific information on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Silver Bullion Coins has yet been released by the US Mint, it will feature obverse and reverse designs identical to those found on the circulating Mount Rushmore Quarter Dollar due out the same year.

Release Date

A release date for the Mount Rushmore Coin has not yet been announced by the Mint.

Issue Price

The Mint uses a network of authorized purchasers to sell its bullion products like these America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins. When available, the Mount Rushmore coin will be sold by the network to the public for a small premium above the current spot price of the silver contained within them.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

No official mintmark is usually shown on bullion coins from the US Mint. However, only the US Mint’s facility in Philadelphia received the special equipment required for striking the massive America the Beautiful coins.

Designer & Sculptor

First featured on the quarter dollar in 1932, a portrait of George Washington (first President of the United States) will be seen on the obverse (heads side) of all of the America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins.

Despite no official design information on the Mount Rushmore coin being released as of yet from the Mint, it is required to showcase a portion of the memorial on its reverse (tails side).

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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