The United States Mint certifies that this coin is a genuine 2004 Lewis & Clark Commemorative Proof Silver Dollar, struck in accordance with legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 6, 1999, as Public Law 106-126. This coin was produced by the Department of the Treasury, United States Mint to commemorate the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The obverse design of the 2004 Lewis & Clark depicts Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on a stream bank planning another day of travel and exploration. Lewis is seen holding his journal.
The reverse design features two feathers from the National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial logo - representing the many Native American Indian cultures touched by the Corps of Discovery Expedition. It also features a peace medal presented to the Native American Nations during the expedition on behalf of President Jefferson. There are 17 stars that represent the number of states in the Union in 1804.
The coin is housed in a plastic capsule placed on a felt tray within a 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 Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Silver Dollar". A white slipcover, similarly imprinted, protects the box. A certificate of authenticity is also included.
This coin is 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.
Condition – Proof
Mint – Philadelphia “P”
Diameter – 38.1mm
Composition – 90% silver (0.76 troy ounce), 10% copper
Weight – 26.73g