The U.S. Mint has begun selling the 2012-P Hawaii Volcanoes Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin last Monday, the 24th of September 2012. The bullion version of the coin (without the mintmark) has been released early last month (September), but this time around the numismatic version featuring the P-mintmark of the U.S. Mint’s facility in Philadelphia is available for sale.
Yes, the 2012-P Hawaii Volcanoes Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is available for sale. The coin that features George Washington and the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST” and “QUARTER DOLLAR” on the obverse, is currently selling at $204.95 at the U.S. Mint (excluding the standard P&P charge of $4.95 per order within the United States). In addition, the above-mentioned P-mintmark is another element that features on the obverse of the coin. On the other hand, the reverse features a volcanic eruption occurring from the east rift of Kilauea, a volcano in the Hawaiian Islands, one of five shield volcanoes that together make up the island of Hawaii. In addition, the reverse features the inscriptions of “HAWAII VOLCANOES, HAWAII, 2012” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” (“Out of many, one”). Furthermore, the edge of the coin features the inscription: “.999 FINE SILVER 5.0 OUNCE”, which is in reference to the silver purity and weight of the coin. It should also be noted that the 2012-P Hawaii Volcanoes Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is the 14th numismatic coin released in the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Silver Uncirculated Coin series. In addition, a maximum of only 25,000 of the 2012-P Hawaii Volcanoes Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin will be minted. Each coin comes encapsulated, placed in a protective outer box and shipped with a U.S. Mint Certificate of Authenticity.
The 2012-P Hawaii Volcanoes Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin will be the second last coin issued in the 2012 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin series. Word is out that the last issue of this year, the 2012-P Denali National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin, will be released by the U.S. Mint on the 5th of November.