American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin

BSA coinThe United States Mint has announced introductory and regular pricing for the two commemorative coins scheduled for release this year.

The US Mint price notice was published in late January by the Federal Register, which is the official daily source for rules, proposed rules, and notices of government agencies and organization.

The two silver 2010 commemorates include:

  • American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coins — Release date of February 25, 2010
  • Boy Scouts of America Centennial Silver Dollars — Release date of March 23, 2010

Both coins have the same specifications of: 90 percent silver, 10 percent copper, a nominal weight of 27.730 grams and a diameter of 1.500 inches or 38.100 mm.

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US Mint Director Ed Moy on Saturday, August 22, unveiled the 2010 American Veterans Disabled for Life Silver Dollar Coin designs.

2010 American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Designs

Meant to honor those who were permanently disabled while serving in the United States Military, the coins will have a face value of $1 and contain 90% silver.

The obverse (head side) bears an image of the legs and boots of three disabled veterans. A pair of crutches is visible along with the inscriptions ‘THEY STOOD UP FOR US,’ ‘IN GOD WE TRUST,’ ‘2010’ and ‘LIBERTY.’

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President Bush made the American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act law with his signature last week. With that, a small mention of its passage in the mainstream media would be expected. But not so. Articles are sparse. The new law (Public Law No: 110-277) will have the U.S. Mint issue up to 350,000 […]

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President Bush today signed legislation that will honor disabled Veterans with commemorative silver dollar coins for 2010. The designs of the coins are to be "emblematic of the service of our disabled veterans who, having survived the ordeal of war, made enormous personal sacrifices defending the principles of our democracy." Surcharge funds from the sale […]

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A bill directing the U.S. Mint to issue 350,000 $1 silver commemorative coins in 2010 honoring disabled veterans was officially presented to President Bush yesterday, July 7. H.R. 634 passed in the House and Senate last month and was cleared for the White House on June 18. With its official move yesterday, no more steps […]

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The U.S. House of Representatives agreed Tuesday to a minor Senate Amendment for H.R. 634, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act. The coin legislation is nearly cemented for approval and signing by President Bush. When H.R. 634 becomes law, it will require the United States Mint to issue 350,000 $1 silver coins […]

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A silver $1 coin commemorating disabled U.S. veterans is nearly a step away from reality. As reported last week, H.R. 634 or the American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act easily passed through the House in May of 2007, and it unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs May 20, […]

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Coin Legislation on Capital BuildingCommemorative coins honoring disabled American veterans are almost assured with recent action in the Senate.

House bill H.R. 634, titled American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act, calls for a total of 350,000 silver dollar proof and uncirculated coins in 2010.

The bill easily passed in May of 2007 by a House vote of 416 to 0. It was quickly moved into the Senate for consideration, but in typical legislative fashion it settled soundly in committee awaiting either complete and forever forgetfulness, or action. Action won-over on May 20.

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