1987 U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Commemorative Coins
The 1987 Constitution Commemorative Coins were issued to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the United States Constitution, which had been adopted on September 17, 1787. The commemorative coin program included a silver dollar and $5 gold coin. The obverse design of the silver dollar depicted sheets of parchment and a quill pen. The first three words of the U.S. Constitution “We the People” are featured centrally. On the reverse of the coin are 13 diverse people intended to represent the wide cultural and social spectrum of the United States. The obverse design of the $5 Gold coin features a stylized flying eagle holding a quill pen. Rays emanate from behind the eagle. On the reverse of the coin is a quill pen positioned horizontally, with “We The People” written in calligraphy and an arc of thirteen stars.
1987 US Mint Constitution OGP Box No Coins
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