2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar

Coin, Commemorative

Accession Number: 2010.39

Description: Uncirculated silver dollar coin in clear plastic display holder, nestled in blue velvet-lined cardboard box with included certificate of authenticity; obverse features portrait of Louis Braille; inscribed "LIBERTY/IN GOD WE TRUST/LOUIS BRAILLE/1809/2009; on left collar area, "JI"; on right collar area, "PH"; reverse showing a seated child reading a braille book in front of a bookshelf labeled "INDEPENDENCE"; the word Braille (abbreviated Brl in Braille code) is depicted in the upper field,in addition to the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/ONE DOLLAR/E PLURIBUS UNUM."; in lower left, ""SG", in lower right, "JFM".

Date Made: 2009

Place of Origin: Philadelphia, PA

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2010.39.

Subjects: Anniversaries Braille Money Coins

Dimension Notes: Box is 3 x 3.625 x 0.5"

Made: U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, PA

Material: Silver

Updated: 04/24/2020