In 1921 the US mint struck the last Morgan Dollar and the first Peace Dollar. To commemorate that amazing numismatic year, the Secretary of the Treasury, Janet Yellen, has been tasked with minting and issuing $1 coins to celebrate this 100 year anniversary.
Madame Secretary has called for six different varieties of silver collectible Peace Dollar coins, and will enlist the US mints located in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco to complete the task. These coins are non-circulating, special issues but will bear the traditional designs as seen on the previously minted Peace Dollar.
As for the Morgan Dollar, we know the coins will be silver, uncirculated, and made to honor Morgan’s original design. The mint is still the finalizing the rest of the details.
Although the mint is going to great lengths to produce true-to-form 2021 versions of the 1921 designs, the planchet material will not be the same on either Dollar Coin. Instead of .925 Sterling Silver, originally used for the Peace Dollar and Morgan Dollar, these 100-year anniversary coins will be minted on .999 Fine Silver!
The mint has not released all the details about the upcoming coins because decisions are still being made. As soon as we know more, we will post here! Subscribe for updates!
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