Peace Silver Dollars 1921 - 1935
Minted to Celebrate the End of World War I
The Peace Silver Dollar is a popular coin among
collectors, and an important part of U.S. coin history. The Peace Dollar
was the last dollar coin ever minted for circulation with a silver
content of 90%. For this reason, many coin collectors cherish the Peace
Dollar as the last genuine American silver dollar.
Creation of the Peace Dollar
To commemorate the end of World War I and to honor
world peace, the United States
created the first Peace Dollar in late December of 1921. This Silver
Peace Dollar was produced intermittently from 1921 to 1928 and then
again in 1934 and 1935 at three of the United States Mint facilities
located in Denver,
San Francisco, and Philadelphia. The mintmarks on the Peace coin can be
found on the reverse side of the coin located below the word ONE.
Peace Dollar Design
The Peace Silver Dollar was designed by Anthony De
Francisci. On the obverse side, the silver coin features a design of
Lady Liberty, while the reverse of the Peace Dollar shows a proud image
of a standing American eagle resting on top of a mountain watching the
Official specifications of Peace Silver Dollars
Content of 90% pure silver and 10% copper
Net silver weight of .77344 ounces
Diameter of 38.1 millimeters, about 1.5 inches.
Weighs 26.73 grams
Brilliant uncirculated condition
With a coin as historical and beautiful as this, theres no doubt that
the worth of these silver dollars will increase over years to come.
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