Coins Certified as of 1/18

My Coin #12714239

2005-P $1 Marine Corps, DC PR70DC

PCGS#: 921007

Owner's Comments

2005-P Silver Dollar PR70DCAM: Marine Corps { PCGS-3 } (Feb'2009) Mintage: 370,000 The obverse features the famous scene of Marines raising an American Flag over Iwo Jima that was photographed by Joe Rosenthal. The reverse features the emblem of the Marine Corps, featuring an eagle, globe, and anchor. This classic American photograph is perfectly rendered in silver and silhouetted against broad deeply reflective fields.

Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez: The 2005-P Proof Marine Commemorative Silver Dollar was struck to commemorate the 230th anniversary of the Marine Corps and to honor the Marines who have served the nation.

Obverse: The obverse of the coin features several Marines raising an American Flag in Iwo Jima in World War II. The obverse has the inscriptions, Liberty, In God We Trust, Marines 1775, 2005."

Reverse: The reverse of the coin features the Marine Corps emblem which shows the globe with an eagle on top of it holding a ribbon and underneath the globe is a large anchor with a rope. The reverse has the inscriptions, "United States of America, E Pluribus Unum, Semper Fidelis and One Dollar."

Pre-Issue Price: $35.00

Regular issue Price: $39.00  

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters Designer: Norman E. Nemeth/Charles L. Vickers Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 548,810 Weight: 26.73 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade