Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus with this 1992 commemorative silver dollar. Each Choice Proof features frosted details accenting Christopher Columbus holding a banner and scroll, standing beside a globe. The reverse shows a split image of the Santa Maria and the shuttle Discovery, recalling mankind’s journey into space. Struck at the Philadelphia Mint, this 90% silver dollar honors the remarkable voyage of 1492, occurring when compass and astrolabe guided the wooden ships Nina, Pinta & Santa Maria.
Nowadays, collectors prize limited-edition commemoratives because they recall anniversaries, history, and events that make up the very fabric of our American life. With just over 385,000 Proofs minted, and the passage of nearly 20 years, you’ll want to order this important one-year silver dollar right away!
- Material: Silver
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products
- Commemorative Series: Columbus Quincentenary (1992)
- Year: 1992