1 Dollar Columbus Quincentenary

1 Dollar (Columbus Quincentenary) -  obverse1 Dollar (Columbus Quincentenary) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1992
Value 1 Dollar (1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 26.73 g
Diameter 38.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 32995
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 238
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Columbus Quincentenary

Obverse

A full-length portrait Christopher Columbus standing with a banner in his right hand and a scroll in his left standing next to a globe and there is a scene of ships and land in the upper portion of the background

Lettering:
LIBERTY
IN GOD WE TRUST
1992
COLUMBUS QUINCENTENARY

Engraver: John M. Mercanti

John M. Mercanti is an American sculptor and engraver. He was the twelfth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint until his retirement in late 2010.

Reverse

The Santa Maria ship sailing right and the space shuttle Discovery combined with a moon in the background

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ONE DOLLAR
E PLURIBUS UNUM
1492-1992

Translation:
United States of America
One Dollar
Out of Many, One
1492-1992

Engravers: Thomas D. Rogers , Sr

Thomas D. Rogers, Sr. is a former sculptor-engraver with the United States Mint and designer of the 2000–2008 reverse side of the United States Golden dollar coins, or Sacagawea dollars. Rogers holds an A.A.S. degree with a major in commercial art. He joined the U.S.

Edge

Reeded

Mints

D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
P United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

From a maximum authorized mintage of 4 million coins, the US Mint recorded sales of 492,190.
The US Mint offered the 1992 Columbus Silver Dollar in an array of packaging options. The coins were available individually in proof or uncirculated, in two or three-coin sets, either proof or uncirculated, and finally in a comprehensive six coin set containing each coin of the program in both proof and uncirculated versions.

1992-D Uncirculated Columbus Silver Dollar
Pre-Issue Price: $23.00
Regular Price: $28.00

1992-P Proof Columbus Silver Dollar
Pre-Issue Price: $27.00
Regular Price: $31.00

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992 D 106 949 $ 28 36%
1992 P 385 241 $ 24 77% Proof

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