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Why add this Mint State 2005-P Marine Corps Silver Dollar to your collection?
The United States Mint issued a commemorative silver dollar design in 2005 to mark the 230th Anniversary of the United States Marine Corps. The Corps was originally founded as the Continental Marines in 1775 to conduct ship-to-ship fighting and provide shipboard security aboard armed forces vessels. This Uncirculated Silver Dollar was struck at the Philadelphia Mint from 0.7736 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver, has a diameter of 38.1mm and a weight of 26.73 grams, with a final reported mintage of 49,671.
Dramatic Iconic Imagery
The obverse features the classic image of a group of Marines raising an American Flag over Iwo Jima. The image was designed by Norman E. Nemeth, based upon the Pulitzer Prize winning photograph by Joe Rosenthal. Inscriptions include "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "MARINES" and the anniversary dates "1775" and "2005."
Illustrated on the reverse the Marine Corps emblem, which depicts an eagle, globe and an anchor. The design by Charles L. Vickers is surrounded by thirteen stars and the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "SEMPER FIDELIS" and "ONE DOLLAR,"
Gorgeous Mint State 69
This virtually flawless 2005-P Marine Corps Uncirculated Silver Dollar is graded MS69 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The magnificent coin featuring a nearly perfect strike and surface is encapsulated in an NGC protective holder accompanied by a grading label.
Don't delay, add this impressively graded silver dollar coin honoring the United States Marine Corps to your collection today!
This 2005-P Marine Corps 230th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar NGC MS69 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:||2005|
|Weight in Grams:||26.73 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.8594 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Marines raising American Flag over Iwo Jima|
|Reverse Design:||Marine Corps Eagle, Goble and Anchor emblem|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Charles Vickers|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Norman E. Nemeth|