1996 National Community Service Proof Silver Dollar and Stamp Set
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This Coin and Stamp Set was made by the US Mint to commemorate National Community Service and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, designer of the 1905 $20 “double eagle” gold piece, widely considered the most beautiful coin ever issued by the U.S. Mint.
The silver dollar, minted in 90% silver and containing 0.7734 Troy oz of silver, has a diameter of 38.1mm and a weight of 26.73 grams. The coin’s obverse was designed by Thomas D. Rogers and features Lady Liberty holding the lamp of truth. The reverse, by William C. Cousins, is a wreath of laurel with “SERVICE FOR AMERICA” displayed prominently within. The design of the coin was based on an original design by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. This proof quality coin meets the highest standards in the industry for craftsmanship and was carefully produced to represent the best possible version of the original model.
The stamp was designed by W.A. Roach and features a portrait of Augustus Saint-Gaudens in an oval colonial design frame. It was first issued in New York on September 16th, 1940.
Minted in 1996 by the US Mint, this coin and stamp set is in like new condition and includes the original US Mint packaging with certificate of authenticity. Whether you’re looking to complete a collection or simply wish to own a fine example of American memorabilia, purchase this beautiful U.S. Mint commemorative set today.