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2000 Leif Ericson Millennium Commemorative Coin - 2000

Production Process: Proof
Coin Type: Commemorative
Denomination: Silver Dollar
Authorized Mintage Maximum: 500,000
Production Facility: Philadelphia
Public Law Number: 106
Congressional Number: 126
Approval Date: 12/31/1999
Image of Leif Ericson and inscriptions.
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Obverse Description:
Released on June 21, 2000, this coin commemorates the millennium of the discovery of the New World. The coin features a profile portrait of Leif Ericson, portrayed in the style of traditional Icelandic coins. The coin is inscribed: Leif Ericson, In God We Trust, Liberty, and 2000.
Obverse Designer:
John Mercanti

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Image of Leif Ericson's ship under full sail and inscriptions.
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Reverse Description:
The coin features an image of Leif Ericson's ship under full sail. The coin is inscribed: Founder of the New World, One Dollar, E Pluribus Unum, and United States of America.
Reverse Designer:
T. James Ferrell

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