2012 S 25C Silver Proof Chaco Culture New Mexico National Park NP Quarter PCGS PR 69 DCAM Flag Label

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Key Points
Holder has Flag Label
90% Silver AKA Coin Silver
2012 S Silver Proof Chaco Culture, New Mexico NP Quarter
Graded by Professional Coin Grading Service
12th National Park Quarter Issued by U.S. Mint
America the Beautiful Quarter Program

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Description

The reverse side illustrates a view to the west of two elevated kivas that are part of the Chetro Ketl Complex. The design also shows the north wall of Chetro Ketl and the north wall of the canyon. Inscriptions are CHACO CULTURE, NEW MEXICO, 2012 and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
This historical park in New Mexico features Chaco Canyon, which was a major center of Puebloan culture between A.D. 850 and 1250. The Chacoan sites are part of the homeland of Pueblo Indian peoples of New Mexico, the Hopi Indians of Arizona and the Navajo Indians of the southwest. Chaco Canyon was the cultural center of a system of communities linked by road and trading networks across a 40,000 square-mile region in the Four Corners area from A.D. 850 to 1150. Chaco is remarkable for its multi-storied public buildings called great houses, enormous circular ceremonial subterranean structures called great kivas, and distinctive architecture featuring a notable concentration of petroglyphs and pictographs. The Chacoan people combined pre-planned architectural designs, astronomical alignments, geometry, landscaping and engineering to create an ancient urban center of spectacular public architecture. It was first established as a national site on March 11, 1907.

Additional information

Weight 4 oz
Dimensions 3.5 × 2.5 × .25 in