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 fifty is the PR70 DCAM 2005-P "Marshall".
"The 2005 Chief Justice John Marshall Silver Dollar was issued for the 250th anniversary of his birth. He served as the fourth Chief Justice of the United States from 1801 to 1835 and most notably established the doctrine of Judicial Review, asserting that the Supreme Court has the authority to overturn an Act of Congress if it exceeds the powers granted in the Constitution.
Surcharges added to the cost of each commemorative coin were distributed to the Supreme Court Historical Society. Notably, the John Marshall Silver Dollar represented the first depiction of a Supreme Court Justice or the Supreme Court as an institution on a United States coin."
PCGS graded 2,330 2005-P "Marshall", with 378 as PR70 DCAM. 196,753 2005-P "Marshall" were minted in Philadelphia.
I bought this coin in 2013 for $100.00 and today's price is around $125.00. The issue price was $39.00.
The obverse features a portrait of Chief Justice John Marshall. This was designed by John Mercanti, based on an 1808 painting by Charles-Balthazar-Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin.
The reverse of the coin depicts the old Supreme Court Chamber within the Capitol.
The reverse was designed by Donna Weaver.
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