1994-P U.S. Proof Silver P.O.W. Commemorative Coin PCGS PR69 DCAM is professionally graded by PCGS as a superb gem Proof 69 Deep Cameo. PR69 is only one point from flawless in the Sheldon Scale used to grade coins. Deep Cameo refers to the exceptional detail and contrast only possible from the earliest strikes of a new proof die. This coin is made from .900 pure silver.
This U.S. Proof Silver Dollar was minted to commemorate the opening of the U.S Prisoner Of War Museum at the site of the infamous Andersonville Civil War POW camp in Andersonville, Georgia. The Museum honors the sacrifice of all American POWs since the Revolutionary War.
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The obverse features an American Bald Eagle with a broken chain on one talon, flying through a ring of barbed wire. Designed by decorated Vietnam veteran Thomas Nielsen, the near wing is flanked by the words Liberty on the left, and Freedom on the right. In God We Trust is inscribed below the eagle, above the date 1994.
The reverse is an image of the National POW Museum, by Edgar Steever IV. Arcing above the buildings is the motto “E Pluribus Unum - United States of America”, then the denomination One Dollar. Below the buildings is inscribed National Prisoner of War Museum and the Philadelphia mint mark.