One hundred years ago in 1917, German aggression forced the United States to join the Allied Powers of Great Britain, France, Russia and Italy to fight in the First World War. President Woodrow Wilson, recently elected to a second term, asked Congress on April 2, 1917 to declare war against the Central Powers led by Germany and Austria-Hungary. A military draft was established by the Selective Service Act on May 18, and more than two million U.S. soldiers fought onFrench battlefields before armistice was signed.
You can now honor the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into WWI and the ensuing Allied victory with this 4-coin 1917 set. You’ll get a 90% silver Liberty Walking half dollar, 90% silver Mercury dime, Buffalo nickel and Lincoln Wheat cent – all struck a century ago during the eventful year of 1917. Get thisaffordable circulated WWI set today in a handsome display case.
- Year: 1917
- Presentation: With Case
- Product Type: Sets