A new silver coin collector product was released by the United States Mint, it was launched on August 29, 2019, commemorating the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park in Texas. The newly-released silver coin features much larger format which is a three-inch coin struck in five ounces of 99.9% fine silver.
The design concept of the coin was made by U.S. Mint AIP member Chris Costello and sculpted by U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Joe Menna.
In its obverse side are the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” (top), “LIBERTY” (middle left corner of the portrait of George Washington), “IN GOD WE TRUST”, (middle right) and “QUARTER DOLLAR” (below portrait).
The reverse side are four quadrants, encircling are the inscriptions “SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS,” “TEXAS,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” Within the quadrants are symbols of the missions:
- wheat symbolizes farming
- arches and bell are symbols for community
- a lion that represents Spanish cultural heritage
- the San Antonio River represents irrigation methods and life-sustaining resources.
Only limited number of these collectible silver coins are released with only 20,000 pieces. The coin’s vapor blasted uncirculated finish is produced at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia. In each coin has a ‘P mint mark on the obverse side which identifies its place of production. This is the 49th issue from the Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins.
Coin collectors can now grab the newly-released 2019-P San Antonio Missions Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin, on sale for $154.95 USD. Remember, only limited number of these silver coins are minted.
Check out the specifications
|Weight:||5.000 troy oz.
|Mint and Mint Mark:||Philadelphia – P|