World Cup Tournament Silver Dollar

Commemorative Coin Programs

Background

Released on June 14, 1994, this coin was authorized in support of the World Cup Games.

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Recipient Organization: World Cup USA 1994, Inc.

Surcharges from coin sales were to be used by World Cup USA 1994, Inc. for purposes of organizing and staging the 1994 World Cup. Ten percent of the funds were to be made available through the United States Soccer Federation Foundation, Inc., for distribution to institutions for scholastic scholarships to qualified students.

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.

Coin Characteristics

The obverse design of the coin features two competing players converging on a soccer ball with six stars above the players.

The reverse of the coin features the official World Cup USA 1994 logo and laurel branches.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • 1994
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • WORLD CUP USA94
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • ONE DOLLAR

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

  • Designer: Dean McMullen

Related Information

Content last reviewed December 12, 2016

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