2010 ATB order limit one per household

Hot Springs 5-ounce coin first available
Published : 04/22/11
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The U.S. Mint has set an initial order limit of one per household for the Uncirculated 2010-P Hot Springs National Park 5-ounce silver bullion coin, which goes on sale at noon April 28.

Orders will be limited to one coin per household for the first week of sales. At the end of one week, U.S. Mint officials will re-evaluate this limit and either extend, adjust or remove it.

The opening price of the coin is $279.95 but, as is the policy with all coins produced in precious metals, is subject to change.

The total number of Hot Springs National Park coins available is 27,000.

The coin is the first numismatic version of the 3-inch, 5-ounce coin issued under the America the Beautiful coin program. The coin bears on the obverse the P Mint mark of the Philadelphia Mint where the coins were struck.

Each coin’s obverse and reverse has been subjected to a post-strike treatment that produces a finish unlike the bullion version, which bears no Mint mark and receives no post-strike treatment.

Later 2010-dated coins will honor Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming), Yosemite National Park (California), Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) and Mount Hood National Forest (Oregon).

Orders for 5-ounce silver Uncirculated 2010-P America the Beautiful silver bullion coins will be accepted online at www.usmint.gov/catalog or by telephone at (800) 872-6468. Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at (888) 321-6468.

A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders. ■

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