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1922-1935 Peace Silver Dollars VG-XF

1922-1935 Peace Silver Dollars VG-XF
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Peace Silver Dollars were originally issued to commemorate peace in the world after the end of WWI making them a popular addition to numismatic collections.

Product Highlights:

  • Each coin contains .7734 oz of Pure Silver.
  • Designed by Anthony de Francisci.
  • Coins come in protective plastic flips. Multiples of 20 come in plastic tubes.
  • Obverse: Left facing profile of Liberty with a radiate crown, similar to Roman coins.
  • Reverse: A majestic Bald eagle perched on a rock clutching an olive branch in its talons.

Protect and display your Peace Dollar Collection in style by adding an attractive album or holder to your order.

These coins are lightly circulated, but exhibit most of their design elements. Add these common date Peace Dollars to your cart today!

Dates on these random year coins will be of our choosing and may or may not vary, determined by stock on hand.

The history of the Peace Dollar

Peace Dollars came about after World War I because many coin collectors, also known as numismatists, were keen on having a new Silver Dollar design that reflected the newly acquired peace. A contest to design the Silver Dollar was opened to sculptors as a way to save the U.S. Mint from having to spend any money on redesigning the new Silver coin. Like previous Silver coin designs, the requirements for the contest included depicting Lady Liberty on the obverse, and an eagle on the reverse. Anthony de Francisci’s design for the Silver coins was chosen, and the first Peace Dollar was struck on December 28, 1921.

Protests surrounded the Peace Dollar design resulting in last minute changes.

The design of Peace Dollars created quite a stir among World War I veterans who had obtained a copy of the winning design prior to the Peace Dollar being minted. While the veterans were satisfied with Lady Liberty depicted on the Silver coin’s obverse, it was the eagle on the reverse that caused them, and many other outraged U.S. citizens, to telegram President Harding asking for the artwork to be removed. What was so offensive about the initial Peace Dollar design? The reverse of the Peace Dollar showed an eagle holding an olive branch while perched on a broken sword, and many viewed the broken sword as a symbol of defeat, and certainly not of peace. Current U.S. Mint Chief Engraver George T. Morgan was swift to modify the design with the input of its initial designer, Anthony de Francisci, and it is this modified design that graces Peace Dollars.

Customer Reviews of 1922-1935 Peace Silver Dollars VG-XF
1922-1935 Peace Silver Dollars VG-XF
4.6 Overall

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Good coins for starting new collectors

By  JDW1980

from chicago area

4.0

Condition was as described. These are good for new collectors that just want to have one.

Pros

  • Recognized Brand

Classic silver dollars! Thanks as always!

By  Sean

from New Orleans area

5.0

These classic silver dollars are a nice way to invest in silver.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell

Amazing deal

By  Brian

from Chicago, IL

5.0

Been a customer with APMEX for years and truly never disappointed. They impressed me yet again with their quality products and no bs filler coins. Received a 1923-D in XF and couldn't be happier. Thank you APMEX!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell

High Quality VG-XF

By  Deodexidus

from Southern AZ

5.0

The peace dollar while not as attractive as a morgan has the exact same silver content and is a decent investment for silver lovers and numismatists alike.

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Common (higher mintage)

Color me disappointed

By  Tom in Boston

from Boston, MA

2.0

I ordered 10 Peace silver dollars in vg to vf condition. On the plus side, there was a nice mix of years. However, each and every one was discolored, and some of them were kind of beat up. I'm not an expert on coin grading, but I have ordered the same coin from other vendors and gotten more presentable examples at a similar price. I will not be ordering this grade of coin from APMEX again.

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Poor Condition

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By  Mike from NC

from Colorado

5.0

You can't understate or overstate these Coins. Cheap enough to stack like bullion and good to hoard as a numismatic. VG-XF grading appears to be XF for the coin I received. Will buy more of this Great American Standard,

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Recognized Brand

Top customer service and products

By  Old Guy

from Pebble Beach, CA

5.0

This order is the first time I received a coin that was less than the described condition. APMEX has a very simple return process with no questions asked and postpaid, too. Only 1 out of 10 silver dollars was unsatisfactory and it was promptly replaced with one at the high end of the condition range of the advertised coins. I've been satisfied with my past purchases of coins from APMEX and now that I've experienced their customer oriented service when problems arrive I'll increase my purchases without any concern over any future problems that might arrive. This has been a very professional company in my dealings with them.

Pros

  • Easy to Sell

Thank you APMEX

By  Cactus Jack McGillacutty

from East Coast

5.0

I'm buying these a few at a time as an add on to my other orders. So far I'm very pleased with these coins. Thank you APMEX.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell

Thanks!

By  Sam

from Conroe, TX

5.0

I was looking for a few things to add in to my larger order, and I thought I'd get something a little different. This is the type of coin that was used in the Dark Knight (2008), by Harvey Dent (AKA, Two-Face). His was a 1922 mint, and while ordering, I specifically asked for one minted in 1922. Upon the package arriving, I was pleased to see that mine was a 1922 mint. Doesn't affect the value.. but it makes a good conversation piece. Thanks to APMEX.

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Not a VG/XF condition

By  Black Blur

from NJ

3.0

The coin is all black/dark grey on both sides, and can barely read the reverse (one dollar, peace). I think the coin could be classified as average circulated, or good. Now, I understand that grading is subjective and since this is not slabbed, we go by the word of Apmex. But on this particular piece I got, I think it wouldn't go beyond good condition. I don't think its even worth sending back, because if I spend more on shipping, I would probably end up paying 1.5 to 2 times the cost of the coin, and there is always the possibility of them sending me another coin in the same condition.

Pros

  • Easy to Sell
  • Attractive Design

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Collect Peace Dollars designed by Italian immigrant and sculptor Anthony de Francisci.

Anthony de Francisci, most known for designing the Peace Dollar, realized the classic American dream by coming to the land of opportunity as an 8 year old with his Italian parents in 1895, and achieving success as a sculptor and coin designer through hard work and determination. Before creating his winning Silver Dollar design, de Francisci attended Cooper Union in Manhattan, and studied under renowned coin designer, James Earle Fraser. He also assisted Silver coin designers, Hermon MacNeil and Adolph A. Weinman, and it is most likely that his eventual hiring at the U.S. Mint was in part due to his contacts with his mentors. Besides the Peace Dollar, de Francisci also designed the Maine Centennial Commemorative Half Dollar.

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