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1983 S Olympic Discus Thrower Silver Dollar PF Coin in OGP

1983 S Olympic Discus Thrower Silver Dollar PF Coin in OGP


1983 San Francisco Mint (S) Olympic Discus Thrower Silver Dollar Commemorative Coin Proof (PF) in Maroon Original Government Packaging (OGP)

The 1983 Olympic Silver Dollar was the first Olympic commemorative coins ever issued by the United States Mint. It was also the first time since 1933 that the United Stats issued a gold coin. Arriving in a velvet and satin presentation case, it features the XXIII Summer Olympic Games moving star symbol representing international athletes' pursuit of excellence and the traditional five Olympic rings representing universal brother hood among the five continents of the world. The red, white and blue ribbon highlights the American location of the 1984 games.

Condition: Proof
Date: 1983
Mint Mark: S (San Francisco)
Diameter: 1.50 in (38.10mm) - US Silver Dollar Size
Fineness: 900 Fine
Weight: .86 troy ounces (26.73g)
Content: Silver: .77 troy oz. (24.06g)

Copper: .09 troy oz (2.67g)

Traditional Content for US silver coinage
Design: Obv. Figure of Discus Thrower inspired by the ancient work of the Greek sculptor, Myron. In right field, the moving star symbol of the XXIII Summer Olympic Games and the tradional five Olympic rings. Border Inscription: LOS ANGELES/XXIII OLYMPIAD/LIBERTY/EJ. in right lower field, IN GOD WE TRUST. In left lower field, 1983 and belows, "S".

Rev. Bust of American Eagle. Border Inscription: UNIITED STATES OF AMERICA and ONE DOLLAR surround by laurel branch on each side. In left field, E PLURIBUS UNUM. In right field, EJ-JM (initials of Elizabeth Jones and John Mercanti.)