On January 31, 2011, the U.S. Mint officially began sales of the three different Army Commemorative coin designs. One of the three designs is for the Uncirculated and Proof Clad Half Dollars. The second design is for the Uncirculated and Proof Silver Dollars. And finally, the third design was used for the $5 Uncirculated and Proof Gold coins.
The obverse of the Silver Dollar portrays a female and male soldier representing worldwide deployment of the 21st Century U.S. Army. The obverse has the inscriptions, LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST
The reverse of the coin features an image of the great Seal of the United States. The inscriptions read, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, EPLURIBUS UNUM, U.S. ARMY, ONE DOLLAR and the seven core values: LOYALTY, DUTY, RESPECT, SELFLESS SERVICE, HONOR, INTEGRITY and PERSONAL COURAGE.
Introductory price for the Uncirculated Silver Dollar was honorable from 12:00 p.m. (ET), on January 31, 2011 through 5:00 p.m. (ET), on March 02, 2011 at a price of $49.95 each. After the introductory period, the price was adjusted to $54.95 each.
The maximum authorized mintage for the coin was set at 500,000 for both the Uncirculated and Proof Silver Dollars combined.