Jamestown 400th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

Mintage Limit: 500,000 (across all product options

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Recipient Organization: The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Secretary of the Interior and the Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Surcharges will be directed to, the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Secretary of the Interior and the Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

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 Inscriptions

• LIBERTY
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• FOUNDING JAMESTOWN
• 1607 - 2007

Reverse Inscriptions

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

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Weight: 26.730 grams nominal

Diameter: 1.500 inches (+/- .003 inches)

Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Sculptor: Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver
  • Designer: Donna Weaver, Artistic Infusion Program
Reverse
  • Sculptor: Charles L. Vickers
  • Designer: Susan Gamble

Related Information

Content last reviewed June 1, 2016