Category: Modern Commemoratives
The American Legion is a nonprofit organization of U.S. war veterans headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was originally founded in Paris, France in 1919, the year after World War I ended. The American Legion's primary focus is on service to veterans, service members and communities. The organization has grown into America's largest veterans group with about two million members. To mark its 100th anniversary in 2019, the U.S Mint issued several commemorative coins, including this proof Half Dollar.
The obverse depicts the American Legion Emblem adorned by oak leaves and a lily along with the inscriptions "LIBERTY", "IN GOD WE TRUST" and the date "2019".
The reverse design represents the founding of the American Legion in Paris in 1919. Above the crossed American and American Legion flags is a fleur de lis and the inscription "100 YEARS OF SERVICE". Other inscriptions on the reverse include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "E PLURIBUS UNUM", "1919" and "2019".
This 2019 P American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Dollar was struck at the Philadelphia Mint and has been certified MS70 First Releases by NGC!
|Year of Issue||2019|
|Strike Type||Mint State|
|Mintmark||P - Philadelphia|