On Friday, March 13, the U.S. Mint released 2015 March of Dimes Silver Dollars in collector qualities of proof and uncirculated. In the first 12 hours, sales reached 24,376 coins for a total of $1,120,633. As usual, proofs dominated. Buyers grabbed 16,436 of them compared to 7,940 uncirculated coins.
The proof edition, struck at the West Point Mint, has frosted design foregrounds and mirror-like backgrounds. The other collectible coin has an uncirculated finish and comes from the Philadelphia Mint. Each ships in a satin-lined presentation case within a U.S. Mint-branded box that also includes a certificate of authenticity.
Both silver dollars share designs emblematic of the mission and programs of the foundation, and its distinguished record of generating Americans’ support to protect our children’s health. Obverses or heads side represent the foundation’s past. They depict President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dr. Jonas Salk, two leaders in the fight against polio.
Reverses or tails side represent the foundation’s current mission to support the health of babies.
United States Mint collectible products include a certificate of authenticity card. The other side displays coin specifications. This next photo shows both sides of the card.
Finally, here are a few other photos to include larger obverse and reverse shots:
Order the new silver dollars straight from the U.S. Mint’s website, found here, or call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Introductory pricing for the two coins is $46.95 for the proof and $43.95 for the uncirculated.