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1992 COLUMBUS QUINCENTENARY

In accordance with legislation passed by congress and signed by the President on May 13, 1992, as Public Law 102-281, these coins produced by the United States Mint have legal tender status.  These coins were designed and created to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' Discovery of the New World.   Now you know what "Quincentenary" means.

PRICING AND CONFIGURATION:

1992-D Columbus Half Dollar Uncirculated $11.75
1992-S Columbus Half Dollar Proof $10.75
1992-D Columbus Silver Dollar Uncirculated $40.00
1992 Columbus Silver Dollar Proof $37.00
1992 Columbus Five Dollar Uncirculated $447.00
1992 Columbus Five Dollar Proof $447.00
Two Coins Half Dollar & Dollar Uncirc. $41.00
Two Coins Half Dollar & Dollar Proof $40.00
Three Coins 50˘, $1.00, & $5.00 Uncirc. $490.00
Three Coins 50˘, $1.00, & $5.00 Proof $490.00
Six Coins 50˘, $1.00, & $5.00 Unc. & Proof $975.00

SPECIFICATIONS FOR FIVE DOLLARS:

DATE 1992
MINT WEST POINT ("W")
UNCIRCULATED MINTAGE 24,329
PROOF MINTAGE 79,730
WEIGHT 8.359 grams
DIAMETER 0.850" or 21.59 mm
COMPOSITION 90% Gold, 6% Silver,
4% Copper
DESIGNER (Obv.) JAMES FERRELL
DESIGNER (Rev.) THOMAS ROGERS
DESIGN (Obv.) Portrait of Columbus, facing map of New World
DESIGN (Rev.) Crest of the Admiral of the Oceans

SPECIFICATIONS FOR DOLLAR:

DATE 1992
MINT DENVER ("D")
UNCIRCULATED MINTAGE 106,949
PROOF MINTAGE 385,241
WEIGHT 26.73 grams
DIAMETER 1.500" or 38.10 mm
COMPOSITION 90% Silver 10% Copper
DESIGNER (Obv.) JOHN MERCANTI
DESIGNER (Rev.) THOMAS ROGERS
DESIGN (Obv.) Columbus by a globe, ships in background
DESIGN (Rev.) Split image: Santa Maria and U.S. Space Shuttle Discovery

SPECIFICATIONS FOR HALF DOLLAR:

DATE 1992
MINT DENVER ("D")
UNCIRCULATED MINTAGE 135,718
PROOF MINTAGE 390,255
WEIGHT 11.34 grams
DIAMETER 1.205" or 30.61 mm
COMPOSITION 92% Copper, 8% Nickel
DESIGNER (Obv.) JAMES FERRELL
DESIGNER (Rev.) JAMES FERRELL
DESIGN (Obv.) Columbus Landing in the New World
DESIGN (Rev.) 3 Ships: Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria

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$5.00 Obverse
Uncirculated

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$5.00 Reverse
Uncirculated

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$1.00 Obverse
Uncirculated

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$1.00 Reverse
Uncirculated

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Half Dollar
Obverse
Uncirculated

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Half Dollar
Reverse
Uncirculated

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