Constitution Bicentennial Dollar

Commemorative Coin Programs

Background

Released in 1987, this coin was authorized to commemorate the Bicentennial of the Constitution of the United States.

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Coin Characteristics

The obverse design of the coin features 13 stars, a quill pen laid across a sheaf of parchments, and "We the People".

The reverse of the coin features a portrait of several human figures in diverse garb, representing the wide cultural and social spectrum America has embraced and represented for over 200 years.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • THE U.S. CONSTITUTION 200TH ANNIVERSARY
  • 1787-LIBERTY-1987
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Reverse Inscriptions

  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • DOLLAR
  • 1

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Patrica L. Verani

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Content last reviewed December 12, 2016

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