National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Silver Dollar

Commemorative Coin Programs

Background

The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Silver Dollar Coin is one of a three-coin series. The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum honors the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers in the United States.

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Recipient Organization: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, Inc.

Surcharges in the amount of $35 for each $5 gold coin sold, $10 for each silver dollar sold, and $5 for each half dollar sold are authorized to be paid to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, Inc., for educational and outreach programs and exhibits.

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

The obverse (heads) depicts a police officer kneeling next to a child, who is reading a book and sitting on a basketball, symbolizing service to the community and future generations.

The reverse (tails) depicts a handshake between a law enforcement officer and a member of the public, representing the work law enforcement officers do within their communities to increase safety through trusting relationships.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • SERVE & PROTECT
  • LIBERTY
  • 2021
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Reverse Inscriptions

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

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Composition: 99.9% Silver
Diameter: 1.500 inches
Weight: 26.730 grams
Mintage Limit: 400,000 across all silver product options

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse Content last reviewed December 22, 2020