This coin has been graded by PCGS and awarded a high grade of MS-63. These coins were struck in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of Roger Williams founding of Providence, Rhode Island.
- Contains .3617 oz of Silver.
- Encapsulation by PCGS guarantees the condition of the coin.
- Mintage of 15,011 coins.
- Obverse: Depicts Roger Williams in a canoe, being welcomed by an Indian.
- Reverse: Features the Anchor of Hope with a shield and mantling in the background.
- Designed by John Howard Benson & Arthur Graham Carey.
- Guaranteed by the United States Mint.
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Providence, Rhode Island was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams. Williams was a Puritan, and his unconventional beliefs including the ideas of separation of Church and State as well as religious freedom, brought him into conflict with the Massachusetts General Court. He was banished in 1635, and decided to start his own settlement. This colony, Providence, was a place where people were free to be who they were.