Silver Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from United States - detailed information

Silver Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from United States (issued 2010 - )
Coin TypeSilver Five Ounces (5 oz)

The United States five ounces silver piece (abbreviated as 5 oz and designated with Ag for "silver") is a bullion and commemorative coin format. The U.S. Mint issues a variety of designs in it, in order to raise the numismatic value of the coins over the value of previous metal used.

Obverse
United States / Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) - obverse photo

At its centre, the obverse of the coin shows the portrait of George Washington, the first President of the United States (1789 - 1797), facing left. He has long hear, tied below the neck with a ribbon.

The designer's initials JF (for John Flanagan) are in relief on the neck truncation.

To the left of the portrait, the inscription LIBERTY. On three lines to the right, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST.

Around above, the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Around below, the value and denomination in words: QUARTER DOLLAR.

Ordinary "bullion" coins have no mint mark; those of the "uncirculated" variety have the Philadelphia Mint's P mint mark behind George Washington's neck.

Obverse Inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA LIBERTY IN GOD WE TRUST QUARTER DOLLAR
Reverse
United States / Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription [year] E PLURIBUS UNUM
EdgePlain, incuse inscribedEdge Inscription.999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE
Coin Type: Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) - (10) Coins
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Silver Five Ounces (5 oz): Details
CountryUnited States
CurrencyUS Dollar
Sub-types Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) America the Beautiful
From2010
Face Value25 (x Cent)
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size72.600 mm
Thickness32.500 mm
Mass155.500 g