The United States Mint is opening the order window for the 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Colorized Silver Dollar on March 24
Production is limited to 25,000 units.
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) March 23, 2022
The United States Mint (Mint) announces that the order window for the 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Colorized Silver Dollar will open on March 24 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. The order window lasts for 30 days, ending on April 25 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT) or until the limit is reached. Production is limited to 25,000 units, with orders limited to one per household for the first 24 hours of sale.
The 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Colorized Silver Dollar Obverse (Heads) is minted 99.9 percent silver and features the Purple Heart medal with purple shading around the bust of George Washington. The inscriptions read “COMBAT WOUNDED & KILLED IN ACTION”, “LIBERTY”, “1932”, “2022” and “IN GOD WE TRUST”. Five stars represent the branches of the military.
The reverse of the coin (tails) depicts a nurse in a World War I helmet bandaging a wounded soldier on a stretcher. More than 23,000 nurses served in the Army and Navy during the war. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES of AMERICA”, “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and “ONE DOLLAR”.
An image of the coin and its elegant purple packaging is available at: https://catalog.usmint.gov/national-purple-heart-hall-of-honor-2022-colorized-silver-dollar-22CQ.html. The mint’s certificate of authenticity accompanies each coin.
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Colorized Silver Dollar (product code 22CQ) costs $95. Orders are accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov/national-purple-heart-hall-of-honor-2022-colorized-silver-dollar-22CQ.html. For shipping options, see https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
Authorized by Public Law 116-247, the 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Program honors the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, an institution that commemorates U.S. servicemen who have been wounded or killed by enemy action. Increments of $10 for every silver dollar sold may be paid to the National Purple Heart Honor Mission, Inc. to support its mission, including capital improvements to National Purple Heart Hall of Honor facilities.
About the United States Mint
Congress established the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the nation’s sole maker of legal tender coins, the Mint is responsible for the manufacture of circulation coins for the nation to fuel its commerce and business. The Mint also manufactures numismatic products including proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and bullion coins of silver and gold. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and free to the taxpayer.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not fulfill orders received prior to the official sale date of March 24, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. EST .
To reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace, the Mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice.
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