American Legion 100th Anniversary 2019 Proof Silver Dollar and The American Legion Centennial Emblem Printhttps://catalog.usmint.gov/american-legion-100th-anniversary-2019-proof-silver-dollar-and-the-american-legion-centennial-emblem-print-19XA4.html
- To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of The American Legion on March 15, 1919, in Paris, France
- Full color print embossed with gold foil
- Produced by the United States Mint and Bureau of Engraving and Printing in recognition of the centennial of The American Legion
- Print is only available with The American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Coins
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This program commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of The American Legion on March 15, 1919, by members of the American Expeditionary Forces occupying Europe after World War I. The American Legion’s primary focus is service to veterans, service members, and communities. The American Legion was founded on four pillars: Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation, National Security, Americanism, and Children and Youth. It was incorporated by Congress the same year as a patriotic veterans’ organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.
Join us in celebrating The American Legion’s 100 years of service!
Obverse: The obverse (heads) design depicts The American Legion emblem adorned by oak leaves and a lily, commemorating the founding of The American Legion in Paris, France. Inscriptions are “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “2019.”
Reverse: The reverse (tails) design represents the founding of The American Legion in Paris, France in 1919. Above the crossed American and American Legion flags is a fleur de lis and the inscription “100 YEARS OF SERVICE.” Additional inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “1919,” “2019,” “$1,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of The American Legion with the American Legion Centennial Emblem Print. This vibrant print features embossed gold foil to capture the artistry of the emblem.
Surcharges in the amount of $10 for each silver dollar sold are authorized to be paid to The American Legion to support its programs for veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and other purpose specified by the authorizing legislation. Product images not actual size.
|Mint and Mint Mark:||Philadelphia - P|
|Print Dimensions:||6” x 8”|
|Print Production Facility:||Washington, D.C.|