Why purchase this 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof coin?
The U.S. Mint’s 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Silver Dollar pays tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces members who have been awarded the Purple Heart Medal, and the associated Hall of Honor, which preserves their stories of bravery and sacrifice. The medal was first awarded in 1932, on the 200th anniversary of George Washington’s birth.
- This 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative coin is a West Point Mint product.
- The 38.10 mm diameter coin contains 0.859 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
- The coin’s imagery is showcased by a breathtaking proof finish.
- The coin will arrive in its original U.S. Mint packaging.
- No more than 400,000 of these dollars across all product options will be minted.
An Homage to the Prestigious Purple Heart
Obverse: Five stars curve beside a beautiful interpretation of the revered Purple Heart Medal on the obverse. Each star is symbolic of one of the five individual branches of the U.S. military. The inscriptions “COMBAT WOUNDED & KILLED IN ACTION,” “LIBERTY,” “1932,” “2022” and “IN GOD WE TRUST” surround the medal.
Reverse: A female nurse, one of more than 23,000 that served in the U.S. Army and Navy during the First World War, is depicted on the reverse tending the injuries of a wounded soldier on a stretcher. Curving above the image are the inscriptions “UNITED STATES of AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and “ONE DOLLAR.” The coin’s obverse and reverse designs feature the work of sculptor Heidi Wastweet, the former Chief Engraver of the Sunshine Mint and current member of the U.S. Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program.
Magnificently Struck Proof Silver Dollar
This 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Silver Dollar proof coin is presented in its Original Packaging from the Mint. Expect the coin to feature a remarkably sharp strike, with gorgeously finished surfaces and outstanding eye appeal. The one dollar denomination silver proof coin is encapsulated and housed in its original U.S. Mint branded display case with a Purple Heart themed Certificate of Authenticity.