Jaime Hernandez: On January 31, 2011, the U.S. Mint officially began sales of three different Army Commemorative coin designs. One of the three designs was for the Uncirculated and Proof Clad Half Dollars. The second design was for the Uncirculated and Proof Silver Dollars. Finally, the third design was used for the $5 uncirculated and proof coins.
Obverse: The obverse design of the $5 Uncirculated U.S. Army coin represents the U.S. Army's war service from the Revolutionary War and up to today. The obverse image features Continental, Civil War, Modern, World War II and World War I soldiers. The inscriptions read LIBERTY, 2011 and IN GOD WE TRUST.
Reverse: The reverse features the Army's emblem which represents the unbroken history of loyalty and commitment to defend the Nation. The inscriptions read, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, EPLURIBUS UNUM, 1775, FIVE DOLLARS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Proof Mint Issue Price: $449.95 each if purchased directly from the U.S. Mint.
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