The 2010 Boy Scouts Centennial Silver Dollar was issued to mark the 100th anniversary of the organization. The commemorative coin program was authorized under Public Law No: 110-363, first proposed under H.R. 5872 The Boy Scouts of American Centennial Commemorative Coin Act.
The Boy Scouts Silver Dollars were required to have a design emblematic of 100 years of the Boy Scouts of America. The obverse design selected features a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and female Venturer saluting. Inscriptions read “Continuing the Journey”, the dual date “1910” and “2010”, “In God We Trust”, and “Liberty”. The design is intended to represent how the Boy Scouts have evolved over the past century to serve the needs of all youth of America.
The reverse design features the universal emblem of the Boy Scouts of America as engraved by Jim Licaretz. Inscriptions surrounding the logo include “United States of America”, “Boy Scouts of America”, “Be Prepared”, “E Pluribus Unum”, and “One Dollar”.
Coins are struck in a composition of 90% silver and 10% copper. The silver dollars have a weight of 26.73 grams and diameter of 1.5 inches. Both proof and uncirculated versions were available with a maximum authorized mintage of 350,000 coins across all product options.
The United States Mint began sales of the 2010 Boy Scouts Silver Dollars on March 23, 2010. Under introductory pricing, the proof version of the coin was priced at $39.95 and the uncirculated version was priced at $33.95.
Mintage: To be determined, to a maximum of 350,000
Weight: 26.73 grams
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Diameter: 1.5 inches
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