# 751 - Modern American Silver Dollar Commemoratives - Part 2

in hive-167922 •  15 days ago 

Due to the coronavirus, I am stuck at home and I cannot access part of my stack, where I have coins I have not posted about before.

So we will 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 second is the 1984-S PR70 "Olympic".

The 1984 Olympics Commemorative Silver Dollar was the second coin issued to mark the XXIII Olympiad held in Los Angeles, California.

PCGS graded 5,684 1984-S "Olympic", with 175 as PR70. 1,801,210 1984-S "Olympic" were minted in San Francisco.

I bought this coin in 1998 for $220.00 and today's price is around $260.00.

The obverse of the coin depicts the Olympic Gateway, which was the entrance of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Two headless sculptures appear to either side of an Olympic flame on a lintel.
The obverse and reverse designs were by Robert Graham.

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The reverse of the coin depicts a perched bald eagle with an olive branch.

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Thank you for reading. Please comment, upvote, resteem and advise me.

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I guess we will have the olympics in 2021 my friend beautiful coin!!