The United States Mint certifies these coins as genuine United States Mount Rushmore Commemorative Coins, struck in accordance with legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President on 16th July, 1990 into Public Law 101-332. These coins were produced by the United States Mint to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. These coins are legal tender of the United States.
Coins in this set include:
1991-S US Mount Rushmore Silver Dollar Proof
Obverse - Mount Rushmore Memorial wreathed in laurel
Reverse - Heraldic Eagle Crest over a map of the United States
1991-S US Mount Rushmore Clad Half Dollar Proof
Obverse - Mount Rushmore
Reverse - The American Buffalo
The coins are housed in a plastic capsules placed on a grey felt tray within a grey velvet presentation case with hinged lid on which was mounted a plaque of a heraldic eagle. The case is in a cardboard box imprinted with the Great Seal and "United States Mount Rushmore Anniversary Coins." A grey slipcover, similarly imprinted, protects the box. A certificate of authenticity is also included.
These coins are proof quality, which means it meets the finest standards in the industry for both beauty and craftsmanship, carefully designed to represent the best possible versions of the original model.
Silver Proof Dollar
Weight - 26.73g
Diameter - 38.10mm
Composition - 90% silver, 10% copper
Mint - San Francisco "S"
Half Silver Proof Dollar
Weight - 11.340g
Composition: 92% copper, 8% nickel
Mint - San Francisco “S”