U.S Marshal Commemorative Coin

24 Sep 2018  Mon

The United Nation Marshal Service (USMS) is a federal law enforcement service within the U.S Department of Justice. It is the oldest American Federal Law-Enforcement Judiciary Act which was founded in the year 1789 to serve the federal court system. US marshals have the broadest arrest authority of all federal law enforcement agents and work in many federal law enforcement situations.

The United States had issued U.S Marshals Commemorative Coin on 29th January 2015. These coins were issued in an occasion to mark the 225th anniversary of the establishment of Nation’s first federal law enforcement agency.

The US had issued this coin with the denomination of 5, 1, and Half Dollars. In highest denomination they had minted around 100,000 coins, in 1 dollar they had issued around 500,000 coins and in Half-Dollar they have issued around 750,000 coins.

This half-dollar issued by them depicts U.S Marshal with his horse in the upper left and female U.S Marshal in the lower right on the obverse. The reverse of the coin depicts the lady justice with the scale of justice in her left hand and U.S Marshal Service in her right hand. The copy of United States Constitution is kept next to the lady justice with the stack of school books, handcuffs, and whiskey jug, these objects symbolize well-known area of responsibility in the history of U.S Marshal Service. The obverse of this coin was designed by Joel Iskowitz and engraved by Michal Gaudioso and the reverse of this coin was designed by Susan Gamble and was engraved by Phebe Hemphill.

Image Courtesy: usmint.gov

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