World War I Centennial 2018 Silver Dollar and Marine Corps Medal Sethttps://catalog.usmint.gov/world-war-i-centennial-2018-silver-dollar-and-marine-corps-medal-set-18CN_.html
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- Commemorate the Centennial of America’s involvement in WWI
- Minted at the Philadelphia Mint/San Francisco Mint
- Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity
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- Commemorates the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I
- Minted at the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints
- Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
To commemorate the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I and honor the over 4 million men and women from the United States who served. This set includes a proof silver dollar and a proof silver Marine Corps medal.
Obverse: The obverse design, titled “Soldier’s Charge,” depicts an almost stone-like soldier gripping a rifle. Barbed wire twines in the lower right hand side of the design. Inscriptions include “LIBERTY,” “1918,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.”
Reverse: The reverse design, titled “Poppies in the Wire,” features abstract poppies mixed in with barbed wire. Inscriptions include “ONE DOLLAR,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” and “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.”
Obverse: The obverse design depicts the aftermath of the Battle of Belleau Wood. One Marine stands guard as the other kneels to pay respect to the fallen. The inscription quotes a report to the American Expeditionary Forces: “WOODS NOW U.S. MARINE CORPS ENTIRELY.”
Reverse: The reverse design depicts the World War I-era version of the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor emblem. Inscriptions include “CENTENNIAL OF WORLD WAR I,” “2018,” “OVER THERE!,” and “BATTLE OF BELLEAU WOOD.”
|Denomination (Coin Only):||Dollar|
|Composition:||90% Silver, 10% Copper|
|Edge:||Coin/Reeded - Medal/Plain|
|Coin Mint and Mint Mark:||Philadelphia - P|
|Medal Mint and Mint Mark:||San Francisco - S|