Vietnam Veterans Memorial Silver Dollar
Released on July 29, 1994, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Silver Dollar paid tribute to the memorial on its 10th anniversary.
Recipient Organization: Vietnam Veterans Memorial FundSurcharges from the sale of this coin were to be distributed to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to assist the Fund's efforts to raise an endowment to be a permanent source of support for the repair, maintenance, and addition of names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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 features a section of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, with an outstretched hand touching a name, and the National Monument and a tree in the background.
The reverse features three medals awarded during the Vietnam War.
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- ONE DOLLAR
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: John Mercanti
- Designer: Thomas D. Rogers, Sr.