U.S. Marshals 225th Anniversary $1 Silver Commemorative Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

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Recipient Organization: U.S. Marshals Museum, Inc.; National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation; National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

The first $5 million in surcharges received from the sale of coins issued under is to be paid to the U.S. Marshals Museum, Inc., for the preservation, maintenance, and display of artifacts and documents.   The remainder of the surcharge funds shall be divided between the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

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 silver obverse design features an image of the United States Marshals Service Star with silhouettes of Old West U.S. Marshals on horseback.

The silver reverse design features a U.S. Marshal who embodies the grit and determination needed to bring law and order to the American Western frontier. The Marshal holds a poster that reads “Wanted in Ft. Smith.”

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • 1789-2014
  • U.S. MARSHAL
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • 2015

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • JUSTICE INTEGRITY SERVICE
  • $1
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Diameter: 1.500 inches (± 0.003)
38.10 mm (± 0.08)
Weight: 26.73 grams
Mintage Limit: 500,000 across all silver product options

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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