2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin

The 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin will be the third of five strikes to appear in 2016 as part of the America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin® Program.

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First dedicated as a national monument in 1944, Harpers Ferry, located in West Virginia, was re-dedicated as a national park in 1963. It preserves an area that was used by Native Americans for centuries as a location to cross the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers before European settlers drove them out and used it for the same purpose. It was also the site of a integral national armory during the American Civil War which was attacked and captured by abolitionist John Brown.

The US Mint strikes each America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin from five ounces of .999 fine silver. Each coin has an edge incusion showing its weight and fineness.

2016 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins

The America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin Program will see a total of five strikes in 2016:

  • 2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing Illinois
  • 2016 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing Kentucky
  • 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing West Virginia
  • 2016 Theodore Roosevelt National Park 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing North Dakota
  • 2016 Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) 5 oz Silver Bullion Coin representing South Carolina

These coins are the thirty-first through thirty-fifth strikes of the program which debuted in 2010 and will encompass a total of fifty-six new coins when completed in 2021..

Issue Information

The America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins feature obverse and reverse designs identical to those found on the circulating America the Beautiful Quarters®.

Release Date

The US Mint should release the Harpers Ferry Silver Bullion Coin sometime in mid 2016.

Issue Price

The Mint does not set the price for its bullion products. Instead, it allows its network of authorized purchasers to add a premium above the current spot price of the precious metal they contain to cover production and distribution costs.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

The US Mint’s facility in Philadelphia is the only location to receive the special equipment needed to strike the America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins. However, bullion coins from the Mint do not typically carry a mintmark.

Designer & Sculptor

John Flanagan designed the portrait of the first President of the United States (George Washington) which is featured on the obverse (heads side) of all of the America the Beautiful Coins. It was first seen on the circulating 1932 quarter dollar.

The reverse (tails side) of the coin will showcase a portion of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

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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