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2021-P Christa McAuliffe 2-Coin Set Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof + Uncirculated PCGS MS70 + PR70 First Strike Flag Label

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Why order this 2-Coin Proof + Uncirculated 2021-P Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar Set?

The U.S. Mint released these two coins to mark the 35th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. The Challenger crew included Christa McAuliffe, who was set to become the first teacher to go to space. 17% of Americans watched with eager anticipation as the shuttle set off for space. Just 73 seconds after liftoff, the Challenger broke apart. Tragically, all seven crew members were killed. That night, President Ronald Reagan spoke to the nation from the Oval Office, providing much needed leadership and consolation for a nation in mourning.

  • These coins are each $1 legal tender in the United States.
  • They bear the "P" mint mark of the Philadelphia Mint.
  • Both coins were struck from 26.73 g of .999 fine silver.
  • The coins mark the 35th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.
  • Christa McAuliffe was going to be the first teacher in space.
  • The coins are part of a mintage of 350,000 pieces across both products.
  • Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded the coins Mint State 70 and Proof 70.
  • PCGS certified these coins First Strikes.
  • Grading information is provided on American flag labels.

Striking McAuliffe and Students Design by Emily Damstra

The two coins in this set share common designs and inscriptions. Obverse: Designed by Laurie Musser and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, the obverse image shows McAuliffe with a hopeful gaze. Her name, "CHRISTA MCAULIFFE," is inscribed prominently along the rim. Other rim inscriptions include the date, "2021," the statutory inscription "LIBERTY," and the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST."

Reverse: Emily Damstra's reverse design, which was sculpted by Joseph Menna, depicts McAuliffe pointing to the sky, which represents the future, as enthralled students look on. The For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology logo is included on the left, while seven stars represent the astronauts who lost their lives on the mission. "I TOUCH THE FUTURE. I TEACH," is inscribed at the top. Additional rim inscriptions read, "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "ONE DOLLAR," and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."

Impeccable MS70 + PR70 FS with Flag Labels

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded the coins in this set Mint State 70 and Proof 70. In doing so, they certified that the coins appear perfect as seen under 5x magnification. They also credited the coins for the fact that they were submitted no more than 30 days after their initial mint release by giving them First Strikes certification. This information comes on labels that bear the American flag.

Don't miss your chance to own this 2-Coin 2021-P Proof + Uncirculated Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar Set.



This 2021-P Christa McAuliffe 2-Coin Set Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof + Uncirculated PCGS MS70 + PR70 FS Flag Label 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:2021
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:P
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:PCGS
Grade:MS70 + PR70
Release Type:First Strike
Label/Signature:Flag Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Weight in Grams:26.73 g
Weight in Ounces:0.8594 oz
Diameter:38.10 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Obverse Design:Christa McAuliffe portrait
Reverse Design:McAuliffe teaching
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