North Carolina Congressman Melvin L. Watt introduced and helped pass in the U.S. House coin legislation that would refine specifications and other requirements for the upcoming America the Beautiful Silver Coins. This year the series will feature four of the five-ounce National Park Silver Bullion Coins and one five-ounce National Forest Silver Bullion Coin.
A section in the new bill, the Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010, or H.R. 6162, targets the diameter and edge letterings of the silver coins — two key factors that have caused production challenges to the coins’ release. Continue reading 5 Ounce National Park Silver Bullion Coin Specifications Could Change