Weir Farm National Historic Site Silver Uncirculated Coin

in 2020 National Park Coins

The Weir Farm National Historic Site Silver Uncirculated Coin will be issued by the US Mint as the second 2020 dated release of the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ Program. Showcased on the reverse of the silver uncirculated coin will be a design emblematic of Weir Farm National Historic Site in the state of Connecticut. A release date for the coin was not known at the time of this posting.

This coin will be struck with obverse and reverse imagery to resemble the Weir Farm Quarter, but will also feature the specifications of the Weir Farm Bullion Coin. Those specifications include being composed of five ounces of .999 fine silver, a diameter of three inches and an edge inscription indicating the weight and fineness with .999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE.

These coins are considered the numismatic versions of the Mint’s America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coin™ Program. As numismatic strikes, the silver uncirculated coins will initially be sold directly to the public when they are first released by the US Mint.

Struck to resemble the quarter, as previously mentioned, the obverse of the coin will contain a portrait of George Washington, the first President of the United States. This portrait is included on the obverse of all of the American the Beautiful related coins and was originally designed by John Flanagan for use on the 1932 circulating quarter dollar. Obverse inscriptions will include UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST and QUARTER DOLLAR.

The reverse will contain the design emblematic of the national historic site. Surrounding the design will be the inscriptions of WEIR FARM, CONNECTICUT, 2020 and E PLURIBUS UNUM

Weir Farm National Historic Site of Connecticut

Congress created the Weir Farm National Historic Site in the state of Connecticut on October 31, 1990 to commemorate the life and work of American Impressionist Painter J. Alden Weir. It is considered one of only two visual art sites under the control of the National Park Service.

Those taking the time to visit the site will not only find relaxing vistas of the countryside but also tours of Weir’s studio and a hiking trail.

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