Why add the 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin NGC MS69 FR to your collection?
Expert graders at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) determined that this 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin is in the solid Mint State 69 (MS69) grade. This poignant Silver Dollar was issued as part of the United States Mint’s 2022 commemorative series that honors the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor and its mission to commemorate the service members that were killed or wounded in action.
- The coin was awarded the sought after First Releases (FR) designation.
- The coin was struck on a .999 pure silver blank that weighs .859 ounces at the West Point Mint.
- The coin has a $1 face value.
- The Purple Heart decoration is awarded to U.S. service members who are wounded or killed in combat.
Purple Heart Commemorative Design
Obverse: President George Washington established the Military Badge of Merit. This decoration was the predecessor of the modern Purple Heart Medal. President Washington is depicted on the image of the Purple Heart medal which is the dominant image in the obverse design.
Reverse: The reverse of the coin depicts a wounded World War I era soldier and nurse. The nurse has bandaged the head and eyes of the soldier.
MS69 FR Excellence
Mint State 69 (MS 69) graded coins are solid examples. These coins are struck very well and have sharply designed devices. They have above average eye appeal and wildly attractive mint luster. Meanwhile, the First Releases (FR) designation is given to coins that are graded within 30 days of issue.