1991 Proof Mt. Rushmore Dollar and Half Dollar Set

Item Number: 72520
Product Type:  Coin
Size: Various Round
Material: Various Proof
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Coin Presentation Box1991 Proof Mt. Rushmore Dollar and Half Dollar Set

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of Mount Rushmore National Park, the U.S. Mint specially designed this Mount Rushmore 2 Coin Proof Set. Included in this set is a 1991-S Mount Rushmore Commemorative Proof Silver Dollar and a 1991-S Mount Rushmore Commemorative Clad Proof Half Dollar.

There were 738,419 of the Mount Rushmore Silver Proof Commemorative Dollars minted in 1991 at the San Francisco (S) mint. Artist Marika Somogyi was responsible for designing the obverse side of this Mount Rushmore Commemorative Dollar. An image of the Mount Rushmore Memorial wreathed in laurel is featured. Artist Frank Gasparro designed the reverse of this coin, which features a Heraldic Eagle Crest positioned over a map of the United States. The composition of the 1991-S Mount Rushmore Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof is 90% silver (0.76 troy ounce) with 10% copper.

The 1991-S Mount Rushmore Commemorative Clad Proof Half Dollar is one of 753,257 minted at the San Francisco (S) Mint. Designed by artist Marcel Jovine, the obverse of the Mount Rushmore Commemorative Half Dollar features a striking image of Mount Rushmore, while the design on the reverse of the Mount Rushmore Commemorative Half Dollar was made by artist James Ferrell and features an image of the American Bison – an iconic symbol of the American frontier. The composition of the 1991-S Mount Rushmore Commemorative Proof Half Dollar is 92% copper and 8% nickel.