5-Star Generals Commemorative $1 Silver Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

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Recipient Organization: CGSC Foundation

Surcharges in the amount of $35 for each gold coin, $10 for each silver coin and $5 for each clad coin sold are authorized to be paid to the CGSC Foundation to help finance its activities in support of the college.

Commemorative Coin Surcharges

Commemorative coin programs are created by acts of Congress to honor a person, place, or event. Surcharges from the sales of these coins help fund a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. Commemorative coins are only available from the United States Mint for a limited time, as specified by public law.

Characteristics

Obverse: Features Generals George C. Marshall and Dwight D. Eisenhower against a striped background with the 5-star insignia above their heads.

Reverse: Features the Leavenworth Lamp with the heraldic crest of Fort Leavenworth on its side.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • GEORGE C. MARSHALL
  • DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • 2013
  • LIBERTY

Reverse Inscriptions

  • GEORGE C. MARSHALL
  • DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • 2013
  • LIBERTY

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Denomination: One Dollar
Composition: 90 percent silver, 10 percent copper
Diameter: 1.500 inches (±0.003) or 38.10 mm (±0.08)
Weight: 26.730 grams nominal
Thickness: 0.109 inch (±0.003) or 2.77 mm (±0.08)
Edge: Reeded
Mintage Limit: 500,000 (across all product options)

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse

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Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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