# 1238 - Modern American Silver Dollar Commemoratives - Part 4

in silvergoldstackers •  2 months ago 

We will now continue a series that I published almost two years ago, "The Modern American Silver Commemorative Dollars".

This will be a little different series, because the photos are new (I hope better than the old ones) and the text will be different (of course the basics are the same).

The info below comes mostly from: https://moderncommemoratives.com/

"The United States Modern Commemorative Coin program began in 1982. That year, the US Mint released commemorative half dollar coins to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of George Washington. Since that date, commemorative coins have been issued nearly every year to celebrate famous American people, places, events, and institutions.

Each commemorative coin program is authorized under an Act of Congress. The Act typically specifies the subject to be commemorated, the denomination of coins to be issued, and the maximum authorized mintage for each. Additionally, most commemorative coin programs include surcharges added to the cost of each coin, which will be distributed to specified beneficiary organizations or fund projects that benefit the community."

All coins weight 26.73g with 90% silver purity. They were issued in Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated finish.

They will be presented in the order they were minted, but only one of each design. I will alternate the Proofs with the Brilliant Uncirculated.

The fourth is the 1987-S PR70 "Constitution".

The 1987 Constitution Silver Dollar was issued to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the United States Constitution, which had been adopted on September 17, 1787.

PCGS graded 8,104 1987-S "Constitution", with 435 as PR70. 2,747,116 1987-S "Constitution" were minted in San Francisco.

I bought this coin in 1992 for $60.00 and today's price is around $100.00. The issue price was $28.00.

The obverse of the coin depicted sheets of parchment and a quill pen. The first three words of the U.S. Constitution “We the People” are featured centrally.
The obverse and reverse were designed by Patricia Lewis Verani.


On the reverse of the coin are 13 diverse people intended to represent the wide cultural and social spectrum of the United States.


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A beautiful Commemorative, and a very good return on your investment @ronaldoavelino!😀

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