U.S. Capitol Bicentennial Silver Dollar
Released on September 9, 1994, this coin was authorized to commemorate the U.S. Capitol’s Bicentennial and to pay tribute to its architectural magnificence.
Recipient Organization: Capitol Preservation FundSurcharges from coin sales were distributed to the Capitol Preservation Fund and were made available to the United States Capitol Preservation Commission.
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.
CharacteristicsThe obverse design of the coin features a view of the Capitol Dome. A ring of thirteen stars, which represents the original states, encircles the Statue of Freedom.
The reverse of the coin features an eagle, shield, and American flags.
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- BICENTENNIAL OF UNITED STATES CAPITOL
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- ONE DOLLAR
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: William C. Cousins
- Designer: John Mercanti