2016 American Liberty Silver Medal

Medals
  • Year of Issue: 2016

Background

The 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal shares the same design as the 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. The obverse design depicts a new modern rendition of the figure of Liberty that evokes the ideals of liberty, courage, and hope. On the reverse, an eagle grips an olive branch as an embodiment of freedom.

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Characteristics

The obverse features the figure of Liberty standing, crowned with leaves, holding the American flag and a torch.

The reverse depicts a bald eagle in flight, clutching an olive branch in its talons.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • 2016

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

  • Composition: 99.9% silver, balance copper
  • Diameter: 1.598 inches (40.60 mm)
  • Weight: 1.000 troy oz. (31.103 grams)

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse
  • Sculptor: Don Everhart, Medallic Artist
  • Designer: Paul C. Balan, Artistic Infusion Program
Content last reviewed July 29, 2021