This beautiful Silver Proof Dollar was issued for the construction of a new memorial complex for women in military service. This was one of three programs issued for military veteran themed memorials. The other programs were for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Prisoner of War Memorial.
The obverse of the coin features a profile view of servicewomen in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. The obverse inscriptions include “Army * Marines * Navy * Air Force * Cost Guard” with each separated by a single star. Remaining inscriptions are “Liberty”, “In God We Trust”, and the date “1994
The reverse features a view of the proposed Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Both the obverse and reverse of the coin were designed by T. James Ferrell. The reverse inscriptions read “United States of America”, “Women in Military Service”, “One Dollar”, and “E Pluribus Unum”.
The Women in Military Service Silver Proof Dollars were produced at the Philadelphia Mint.
The coin is housed in a plastic capsule. 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.
Diameter – 38.1mm; Composition – 90% silver (0.76 troy ounce), 10% copper; Weight – 26.73g