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2008/222/1-43 Coin (1 of 229), One Dollar, 'Peace', commemorative, silver, engraved by Anthony de Francisci, minted by Philadelphia Mint, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1923. Click to enlarge.

American commemorative peace One Dollar coin

Made
Peace dollar, milled edge.
OBVERSE; central design of capped head of Liberty facing left, headband with rays; around above, "LIBERTY"; below, "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the date "1923".
REVERSE; central design of a eagle standing right on rock, wings folded; below the eagle, "PEACE"; around above, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "E.PLURIBUS UNUM"; the eagle divides the face value "ONE DOLLAR".

Summary

Object No.

2008/222/1-43

Object Statement

Coin (1 of 229), One Dollar, 'Peace', commemorative, silver, engraved by Anthony de Francisci, minted by Philadelphia Mint, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1923

Physical Description

Peace dollar, milled edge.
OBVERSE; central design of capped head of Liberty facing left, headband with rays; around above, "LIBERTY"; below, "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the date "1923".
REVERSE; central design of a eagle standing right on rock, wings folded; below the eagle, "PEACE"; around above, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "E.PLURIBUS UNUM"; the eagle divides the face value "ONE DOLLAR".

Dimensions

Width

2 mm

Production

Notes

The Peace dollar is a United States dollar coin minted from 1921 to 1928, and again in 1934 and 1935. Designed by Anthony de Francisci, the coin was the result of a competition to find designs emblematic of peace.

Reference: Krause, Chester et al. 1996 Standard catalog of world coins, 23rd edition, Krause Publications Inc, Iola, Wisconsin, USA, 1995, p. 2144

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Wikipedia

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