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Why buy this Proof 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service 2016 Silver Dollar?
This 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service 2016 Silver Proof Dollar is perfect for any American who loves the outdoors and/or famous piece of Americana. The coin has a “P” Mint mark on the reverse that indicates its mint of origin, the Philadelphia Mint. It consists of .900 pure silver and weighs 26.730g. Its mintage was limited to 500,000 pieces.
What is the design of the 2016 Proof Silver National Park Service 100th Anniversary?
The obverse of this Silver 2016 Proof 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service features what may be the most famous landmark in the entire national park system, Old Faithful. In the foreground, a bison provides some reference to the scale of one of the geyser’s famous and reliable eruptions. The National Park Service’s logo is depicted on the reverse alone with a Latina Folklorico.
Share in the commemoration of this important anniversary of an important agency by ordering your 2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary $1 Proof Silver Dollar today!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Weight in Grams:||24.06 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||.7734 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Yellowstone's Old Faithful geyser|
|Reverse Design:||Latina Folklorico dancer, National Park Service logo|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Joseph Menna|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Chris Costello and Jim Licaretz|
After Jon Mercanti retired as Chief Engraver of the United States Mint in 2010, the position remained unfilled until February 4th, 2019, when U.S Mint Director, David Ryder, announced that Sculptor-Engraver Joe Menna, was named the thirteenth Chief Engraver of the Mint.
The U.S. Mint has released their second congressionally-authorized commemorative coin program for 2016, with this group of coins celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service! These coins are struck with design that truly reflect the beauty and serenity of Americas National Parks.