This 2-coin set was specifically designed and created to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Columbus' Discovery of the New World.
The dollar contains .7734 oz of Silver.
The half dollar contains Copper/Nickel bonded to an inner core of pure Copper.
Obverse - The Silver dollar features an image of Columbus standing by a globe with a fleet of ships in the background. On the half dollar is an image of Columbus landing in the New World.
Reverse - Shown on the Silver dollar is a split image of the Santa Maria and the U.S. Space Shuttle Discovery and the half dollar features three famous ships: Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria.
The coins are presented in a US Mint box and with a certificate of authenticity.