World Cup Tournament Half Dollar
Released on June 14, 1994, this coin was authorized in support of the World Cup Games.
Recipient Organization: World Cup USA 1994, Inc.The 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 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 single soccer player in action.
The reverse of the coin features the official World Cup USA 1994 logo and laurel branches.
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- WORLD CUP USA 94
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- ONE DOLLAR
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Richard T. LaRoche
- Designer: Dean McMullen