2015 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge 5 oz Silver ATB

$155.00

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Description

The reverse of the 2015 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge 5 oz Silver ATB features a great blue heron in the foreground and a great egret foraging in a tidal salt marsh in the background. “BOMBAY HOOK,” “DELEWARE,” “2015,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are inscribed around the rim.

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge was established in Kent Count Delaware on March 16, 1937 as a breeding ground for migratory and wintering waterfowl along the Atlantic Flyway. In addition to many species of migratory birds, Bombay Hook also hosts the Allee House, a pre-revolutionary war farmhouse that is on the National Register of Historic Places.

The obverse of the Bombay Hook ATB coin is a reproduction of the US quarter. It features a profile portrait of President George Washington. “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” is inscribed above the effigy of the president, “QUARTER DOLLAR” is inscribed below, and “LIBERTY” and “IN GOD WE TRUST” are inscribed to the left and right.