Retrace the discovery, settlement and exploration of America with this historic 4-coin set of silver dollar Proofs recalling Leif Ericson, Christopher Columbus, Jamestown and Lewis & Clark! These low-mintage U.S. commemorative Proofs are struck in 90% silver to the highest standards of the coinage art – featuring detailed, high-relief images against brilliant mirrorlike surfaces.
- 2000-P Leif Ericson Millennium – honors the 1,000th anniversary of Viking explorer Leif Ericson’s visit to the New World circa A.D. 1,000, which may have included Cape Cod in Massachusetts. The profile of Ericson is seen on the obverse, with a Viking long ship under full sail on the reverse.1992-P Columbus Quincentenary – celebrates the 500th anniversary of Columbus’ historic 1492 voyage to the New World. The obverse depicts Columbus holding a banner and chart beside a globe. The reverse honors 500 years of exploration with images of the Santa Maria and space shuttle Discovery.2007-P Jamestown 400th Anniversary – commemorates the 1607 founding of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America. The obverse shows Jamestown founder Captain John Smith with a Native American man and woman, while the reverse features the Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery ships that brought the settlers to America.2004-P Lewis & Clark Bicentennial – marks the 200th anniversary of Lewis & Clark’s exploration of the vast Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the country. The obverse of the coin depicts Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and the reverse displays feathers, stars and the Jefferson Indian peace medal presented to tribal chiefs along the journey.
- Product Type: Sets
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Commemorative Series: Leif Ericson Millennium (2000), Lewis and Clark Bicentennial (2004), Columbus Quincentenary (1992), Jamestown 400th Anniversary (2007)
- Presentation: With Case
- Material: Silver
- Year: Mixed Years