Why order this 2023(P) Silver Peace Dollar?
In 2021, the U.S. Mint treated collectors to a modern Peace Dollar that marked 100 years since the first issue of the original Peace Dollar. That coin was released in celebration of the end of World War I. After a one-year hiatus due to a shortage of silver blanks, the Peace Dollar returns in 2023 to the delight of fans of historic American coins.
- This coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
- This coin is $1 legal tender in the United States.
- This piece was struck from .859 troy ounces of .999 fine silver.
- The coin follows the US Mint’s centennial anniversary issue of the original Peace Dollar in 2021.
- No more than 275,000 will ever be struck!
Patriotic Eagle Design by Antonio de Francisci
Obverse: Both faces of this coin bear designs of Antonio de Francisci. On the obverse is a left-facing Liberty, who dons a radiate crown. Split by her image is an inscription of the national motto, “IN GOD WE TRVST.” Rim inscriptions offer the figure’s name, “LIBERTY,” and the date, “2023.”
Reverse: Gracing the reverse is an eagle perched on a rocky crag against a backdrop of the rays of the early morning sun. Arching over the image are inscriptions of the name of the issuing country, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” and the second statutory motto, “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” Additional reverse inscriptions note the name of the coin, “PEACE,” and its face value, “ONE DOLLAR.” Antonio de Francisci was a prolific sculptor who immigrated to the United States from Italy. He is best known for designing the Peace Dollar.
Virtually Flawless MS69 FR with Exclusive Peace Label
This coin’s grading information is provided on an exclusive label that bears an image of a Peace Dollar. That information includes Numismatic Guaranty Company’s (NGC’s) second highest grade, Mint State 69 (MS 69), and the First Releases (FR) certification. The MS69 grade means that the coin appears perfect to the naked eye, while the FR designation means that it was submitted to NGC within 30 days of its initial release from the mint.