The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor’s mission is to commemorate the service and sacrifice of men and women who were killed or wounded in action, representing Purple Heart recipients from the Civil War to the present day.
The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have been wounded or killed in enemy action. The National Purple Heart Honor Mission is dedicated to paying tribute to our nation's combat wounded through special outreach and educational programming.
The obverse design features the Purple Heart medal with purple shading around the bust of George Washington. Inscriptions are “COMBAT WOUNDED & KILLED IN ACTION,” “LIBERTY,” “1932,” “2022,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.” Five stars represent the branches of the military.
The revese design depicts a nurse in a World War I helmet as she bandages a wounded service member on a stretcher. More than 23,000 women nurses served in the Army and Navy during the war. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES of AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” and “ONE DOLLAR.”
This coin is certified Early Releases by Numismatic Guaranty Corportation (NGC) in flawless PF70 Ultra Cameo and slabbed with the National Purple Heart Honor Mission label.
|Year of Issue||2022|
|Strike Type||Colorized, Proof|
|Mintmark||W - West Point|
|Label||National Purple Heart Honor Mission Label|
|Weight||0.8953 troy oz (26.73 grams)|