United States Mint Releases Commemorative Coins Honoring the American Legion’s 100th Anniversary

March 20, 2019
2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Gold Uncirculated Five Dollar Obverse

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) is now accepting orders for the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program.  Product options and pricing are below.






Gold Proof Coin Per Grid Less $5

Per Grid


Gold Uncirculated Coin Per Grid Less $5

Per Grid


Silver Proof Coin $54.95



Silver Uncirculated Coin $51.95



Clad  Proof Coin $27.95



Clad Uncirculated Coin $25.95



Three-Coin Proof Set Per Grid

Per Grid

The Mint priced the gold coins according to its “Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, and Platinum Products” table at https://catalog.usmint.gov/coins/gold-coins. Introductory prices are in effect until April 15, 2019 at 3 P.M. EDT, after which regular pricing will take effect. Orders for the gold coins were limited to one per household for the first 24 hours of sales.

Later this year, the Mint will offer a limited edition American Legion Silver Dollar and American Veterans Medal Set (product code 19CQ) consisting of one American Legion Proof Silver Dollar and one 99.9% American Veterans silver medal. This set is limited to 10,000 units. The medal honoring veterans in this set will be struck in silver only for this set and will not be struck in silver again. A bronze version of the medal will be available in the future.

The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law 115–65) authorizes the United States Mint to strike and issue up to 50,000 $5 Gold Coins, 400,000 Silver Dollar Coins, and 750,000 Clad Half Dollar Coins. Each coin is available individually, with a proof or uncirculated finish. In addition, the Mint is offering a Three-Coin Proof Set with a product limit of 7,500 units.

Coin prices include surcharges of $35 for each gold coin, $10 for each $1 silver coin and $5 for each half-dollar coin. Surcharges collected from all coin sales are authorized to be paid to the American Legion to support the Legion’s programs for veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and other purposes specified by the authorizing legislation.

The Mint accepts orders at catalog.usmint.gov/ and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Visit catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html for information about shipping options.

About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.


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