Acadia National Park Silver Coin

Part of the highly prized America the Beautiful coin series, the Acadia National Park silver bullion coin was designed to celebrate America’s national parks and monuments. Each year, five new coins are released in this series. Continue reading to learn more about the Acadia National Park bullion coin and see if it’s the right piece for your coin collection.

DESIGN

Front / Obverse

The front side of the America the Beautiful coins is familiar for those in the U.S. George Washington’s classic portrait is the same one found on all United States quarters and silver ATB coins.
Designer: John Flanagan

Rear / Reverse

The back of this coin shows the famous Bass Harbor Head lighthouse sitting atop Maine’s rocky coast. Around the lighthouse are the words “ACADIA,” “MAINE” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
Designer: Barbara Fox

 

HISTORY

Part of the America the Beautiful series, this coin celebrates Acadia National Park in Maine. The area that is now the park was once inhabited by the Wabanaki Native American people. The French later explored the area, finding the area’s dense forests and rocky coastline beautiful. The area was made into an official national park in 1916.

The Acadia National Park coin was released in 2012 as a part of the America the Beautiful coin series, and it has proven popular with both coin collectors and investors for its beautiful design and silver content.

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