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2013 5-Star Generals Profile Collection (5G8)

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Mintage Limit: Silver Dollar - 500,000 (across all options), Half-Dollar - 750,000 (across all options), Bronze Medal - none
Product Limit: 50,000
Household Order Limit: None
Available by Subscription: No
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Explore a great new addition to this commemorative coin program – the 2013 5-Star Generals Profile Collection! This comprehensive set contains the uncirculated silver dollar and half-dollar from the 5-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Program along with a bronze replica of the 1962 General MacArthur Congressional Gold Medal. Inside the easel-type packaging that is perfect for desktop display you will find informative profile cards for each general with photos, historic military information, plus some interesting and surprising facts you might not know! Also included is a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the Acting Director of the United States Mint.

The obverse (heads) design on the bronze medal features a likeness of General MacArthur with the inscriptions DOUGLAS MACARTHUR, LIBERATOR OF THE PHILIPPINES, CONQUEROR OF JAPAN, DEFENDER OF KOREA and PROTECTOR OF AUSTRALIA. The reverse (tails) features the Great Seal of the United States at the top of the medal and two torches on either side with the inscription IN RECOGNITION OF THE GALLANT SERVICE RENDERED BY GENERAL OF THE ARMY DOUGLAS MACARTHUR TO HIS COUNTRY. Other inscriptions include DUTY, HONOR and COUNTRY as well as MacArthur’s quote “The inescapable price of liberty is an ability to preserve it from destruction.”

The silver dollar obverse features Generals George C. Marshall and Dwight D. Eisenhower against a striped background with the 5-star insignia above their heads. Inscriptions are GEORGE C. MARSHALL, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, IN GOD WE TRUST, 2013 and LIBERTY. The reverse features the Leavenworth Lamp with the heraldic crest of Fort Leavenworth on its side. U.S. ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE is inscribed on the lower half of the design. Other inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ONE DOLLAR, E PLURIBUS UNUM and FORT LEAVENWORTH.

The clad half-dollar obverse features portraits of Generals Henry "Hap" Arnold and Omar N. Bradley with the 5-star insignia above their heads. Inscriptions are LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, HENRY "HAP" ARNOLD, OMAR N. BRADLEY and 2013. The reverse features the heraldic crest of Fort Leavenworth. Inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM and HALF DOLLAR.

The 2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Program recognizes five of the greatest leaders of our time, United States Army 5-Star Generals George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Henry “Hap” Arnold and Omar Bradley. These men are the only World War II 5-Star Generals and each is an alumnus of the United States Army Command and General Staff College. This commemorative coin program also celebrates the 132nd anniversary of the founding of the College.

A surcharge of $35 for each $5 gold coin, $10 for each silver dollar and $5 for each clad half-dollar sold is authorized to be paid to the Command and General Staff College Foundation to help finance its support of the College.

Specification NameSpecification Value
Bronze Medal Coin Specifications
Struck Under Authority of Public Law 87-760
Mint Philadelphia
(no mint mark)
Composition Bronze

Specification NameSpecification Value
Uncirculated Silver Dollar Coin Specifications
Denomination Dollar
Composition 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Weight 26.730 grams nominal
Diameter 1.500 inches (±0.003) or 38.10 mm (±0.08)
Edge Reeded
Mint and Mint Mark West Point - W

Specification NameSpecification Value
Uncirculated Clad Half-Dollar Coin Specifications
Denomination Half-Dollar
Composition 8.33% Nickel, Balance Copper
Weight 11.340 grams (±0.454)
Diameter 1.205 inches (±0.002) or 30.61 mm (±0.05)
Edge Reeded
Mint and Mint Mark Denver - D

On-Sale Date: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, any order placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of August 5, 2013, at 12 noon (ET) shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. This product will be available during 2013 only, or until no longer available.

Credit Card: If paying by credit card, please be sure your credit card information remains current to avoid any delays in processing your order. If your credit card has expired by the time of shipment, your order will be cancelled. To update credit card information after an order has been placed, you must call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

Shipping: Shipping is expected to begin in September, 2013.