United States Army Commemorative Clad Half-Dollar Coin
The silver dollar proof is minted at San Francisco; the silver dollar uncirculated is minted at Denver.
Recipient Organization: Army Historical FoundationSurcharges 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 Army Historical Foundation to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Commemorative Coin SurchargesCommemorative 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.
CharacteristicsObverse: This design represents significant contributions of the U.S. Army during peacetime and features a U.S. Army soldier surveying, two servicemen building a flood wall and a Redstone Army rocket used during early space exploration.
Reverse: This design symbolizes the U.S. Army as the first military service to defend the country and its key role in the Nation's internal development. It features an enlisted Continental soldier armed with a musket and 13 stars representing the original Colonies.
Obverse Inscriptions• U.S. ARMY
• SERVICE IN PEACE
• IN GOD WE TRUST
Reverse Inscriptions• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
• FIRST IN SERVICE TO THE NATION
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
• HALF DOLLAR
Mint and Mint Mark
Composition: 8.33 percent nickel, balance copper
Diameter: 1.205 inches (±0.002) or 30.61 mm (±0.05)
Weight: 11.34 grams (±0.454)
Mintage Limit: 750,000 (across all product options)
- Designer: Donna Weaver, Artistic Infusion Program