Peace Dollar


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Peace Dollar

A $1 coin minted in the United States between 1921 and 1935, and again in 1964. Originally minted to make up for a shortage of silver coins after the end of World War I, it is currently illegal to own privately.
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The author covers the origin of the Peace dollar, the production of the Peace dollars, the lost 1964-D Peace dollars, Peace dollar designs, collecting and grading the coins, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The silver Peace Dollar issued from 1921-1935 commemorated the end of the war and Roger W.
The Buffalo nickel, 1913-1938; Mercury dime, 1916-1945; Standing Liberty quarter, 1916-1930; Walking Liberty half dollar, 1916-1947; and Peace dollar, 1921-1935, all belong to a unique era.
Guide Book of Peace Dollars explores the history and collector status of America's last silver dollar, and provides Volume 13 in Whitman's "Bowers Series" of numismatic references covering all dates and mintmarks of this last silver dollar issue.
Once upon a time, a year or so ago, optimists said that the cold war was over and that with the rationale for the "national security state" annulled by Soviet implosion, a new age would dawn: swords into plowshares, war dollars into peace dollars, arms factories into schoolhouses.