America the Beautiful Silver Coins are a 5 oz coin series produced by the US Mint. This program from the US Mint began in 2010 and is slated continue until 2021; in fact, the series is so successful that there is talk of extending the series beyond the year 2021. In hand, these coins appear in the same way as normal quarters, with the difference being in the much larger scale and weight. Each ATB coin weights 5 oz. and is made of .999 pure silver as is stamped on the coin.