Scouts of America Centennial Silver Dollar
by U.S. Mint
The United States
Mint announced today that it will begin
accepting orders for the
2010 Boy Scouts of
America Centennial Silver Dollar on March 23, at
noon Eastern Time (ET).
The Boy Scouts of America Centennial
Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law 110-363)
authorizes the United States Mint to mint and
issue silver one-dollar coins in commemoration
of the centennial of the Boy Scouts of America.
The mintage limit for the
2010 Boy Scouts of
America Centennial Silver Dollar is set at
350,000 coins across both product options, the
proof and uncirculated versions of the coin,
struck in 90 percent silver. Household orders
will be limited to 100 units per option.
Pricing for the 2010 Boy Scouts of America
Centennial Silver Dollar is as follows:
Proof Silver Dollar
Uncirculated Silver Dollar
The introductory sales period ends on April 21,
2010, at 5:00 p.m. ET, when regular prices will
go into effect.
The coin's obverse (heads side) was designed by
United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program
Master Designer Donna Weaver and sculpted by
United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Charles L.
Vickers. The design depicts a Cub Scout in the
foreground with a Boy Scout and a female
Venturer in the background saluting. The
Venturer represents how the Boy Scouts of
America organization has evolved over the past
century to serve all the youth of America,
including girls. Inscriptions on the obverse are
CONTINUING THE JOURNEY, 1910, 2010, IN GOD WE
TRUST and LIBERTY.
The coin's reverse (tails side) was sculpted by
United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Jim
Licaretz. The design features the universal
emblem of the Boy Scouts of America.
Inscriptions on the reverse are UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, BE PREPARED, E
PLURIBUS UNUM and ONE DOLLAR.
Surcharges from sales of the commemorative coin
are authorized to be paid to the National Boy
Scouts of America Foundation, which will make
the funds available to local councils in the
form of grants for the extension of Scouting in