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Why add this 2004 Thomas Edison Proof Silver Dollar to your collection?
In 2004, the U.S. Mint issued a silver dollar to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Thomas Edison's invention of the light bulb. Although Edison was responsible for the invention of many life-changing devices, such as the phonograph and the motion picture camera, his most significant contribution to daily life was the creation of the light bulb. The first successful public demonstration of the long-lasting electric incandescent light bulb occurred in 1879 in Menlo Park, New Jersey, earning Edison "The Wizard of Menlo Park" moniker.
Lifelike Image of Thomas Edison
Obverse: The obverse depicts Thomas Edison in a casual standing pose, while holding a light bulb in his right hand. Inscriptions include "LIBERTY," "THOMAS ALVA EDISON," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "2004" and the Mint mark "P."
Reverse: The reverse features a rendition of Edison's first light bulb, surrounded by stylized radiance. The inscription "125th ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIGHT BULB" curves above, with "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" below, along with the anniversary dates "1879" and "2004." The design is the work of John Mercanti, the currently retired 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint.
Spectacular Proof Coin in Original Mint Packaging
This 2004 Thomas Edison Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof Coin is offered by ModernCoinMart in ungraded condition. Expect the superbly struck proof coin to feature beautifully finished surfaces and outstanding eye appeal. The coin is encapsulated and nestled in the original Mint branded display case accompanied by an Authenticity Certificate.
This 2004 Thomas Edison Proof Silver Dollar will look fantastic in your collection!
This 2004-P Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof GEM Proof OGP is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||2004|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Weight in Grams:||24.06 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||.7734 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Thomas Edison holding light bulb|
|Reverse Design:||Edison's first light bulb|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||John M. Mercanti|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Donna Weaver|