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2000 Leif Erikson Silver Proof Commemorative Dollar

 
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NGC - Coin of the Day: Today is Leif Erikson Day, which celebrates the Norse explorer who is believed to have been the first European to reach Canada around 1000 AD. This US Proof Silver Dollar celebrates his achievement.



Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 144,748
Obverse Designer: John Mercanti
Reverse Designer: T. James Ferrell
Composition: 90% Silver
Weight: 26.73 grams
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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If you'd like to read about how the US almost struck a Leif Erikson commemorative half dollar back in 1939, check out a previous post of mine:

What if? - A Leif Erikson Half Dollar


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commems, did you get my email from a few days ago?
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@Bobby: Reply sent. Thanks!

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Hey, don't forget this post.
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@CelticKnot: Yep, that's a good one! Definitely worth a read!


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