WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will make available for purchase the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Silver Medal™ (product code 17XB) on June 14 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The Mint is issuing this one-ounce proof medal in celebration of its 225th anniversary this year. Struck in 99.9 percent silver at the Philadelphia Mint, it is the medallic counterpart to the gold coin released earlier this year featuring a modern rendition of Liberty.
The obverse (heads) depicts a profile of Liberty wearing a crown of stars with the inscriptions “LIBERTY,” “1792,” and “2017.” The reverse (tails) depicts a bold and powerful eagle in flight, with eyes toward opportunity and a determination to attain it, with the inscription “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.”
Each medal is hand packaged in an exquisite, black matte finish presentation case and is accompanied by a companion booklet detailing the evolution of our Nation’s symbol.
The American Liberty 225th Anniversary Silver Medal is priced at $59.95. Orders will be accepted at the Mint’s online catalog and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Visit us online to learn more about our shipping options.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers. The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017 (#USMint225).
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of June 14, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.