United States Army Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

The silver dollar proof is minted at Philadelphia; the silver dollar uncirculated is minted at San Francisco.

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Recipient Organization: Army Historical 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 Army Historical Foundation to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

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: This design depicts the busts of a male and female soldier, symbolizing worldwide deployment of the 21st century U.S. Army.

Reverse: This design symbolizes the seven core values of the U.S. Army. The design features an image of the Great Seal of the United States, worn on Army dress and service uniforms since the early 1800's.

Obverse Inscriptions

• LIBERTY
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• 2011

Reverse Inscriptions

• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
• U.S. ARMY
• ONE DOLLAR
• LOYALTY
• DUTY
• RESPECT
• SELFLESS SERVICE
• HONOR
• INTEGRITY
• PERSONAL COURAGE

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

Edge: Reeded

Mintage Limit: 500,000 (across all product options)

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse
  • Designer: Susan Gamble

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Content last reviewed June 1, 2016