Women in Military Service for America Memorial Dollar

Commemorative Coin Programs

Background

Released on July 29, 1994, the U.S. Veterans Women in Military Service for America Memorial Silver Dollar
pays tribute to women who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States.

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Recipient Organization: Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Surcharges from sales of the coin were to be distributed to the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc., for the purpose of creating, endowing, and dedicating the Women in Military Service for America Memorial.

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 obverse features the profile of servicewomen representing the five branches of the United States Military.

The reverse features the approved design for the Women In Military Service for American Memorial.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • ARMY
  • MARINES
  • NAVY
  • AIR FORCE
  • COAST GUARD
  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • 1994

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • ONE DOLLAR
  • WOMEN IN MILITARY SERVICE MEMORIAL

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: T. James Ferrell
Reverse
  • Sculptor: Thomas D. Rogers, Sr.

Related Information

Content last reviewed December 12, 2016

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