The United States Mint recently hosted a ceremonial strike of the new 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar honoring the 100th anniversary of American participation in World War I. The World War I Centennial Silver Dollar was authorized by statute in 2014 with bipartisan Congressional support. The Secretary of the Treasury selected the winning coin design following an open design competition in 2016. The World War I Centennial Silver Dollar will be produced in limited quantities, and will be available for purchase from the Mint beginning in January 2018. Surcharges from the sale of these coins are authorized to be paid to the United States Foundation for the Commemoration of the World Wars to assist the World War I Centennial Commission in commemorating the centenary of World War I. For more information, visit the U.S. WWI Centennial Commission website.
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