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American Prisoners of War Silver Dollar

21 Feb 2019  Thu

The United States of America had issued this commemorative silver dollar with the theme of American Prisoners of War.

A Prisoners of War (POW); refers to the person, whether a combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict. The earliest record of the usage of this phrase ‘Prisoners of War’ is dated as 1660.

This Silver dollar was issued by the United States of America in the year 1994. The surcharges from this coin will fund the variety of organization and projects that benefit the public.

The obverse of this coin depicts the chained eagle breaking through a ring of barbed wire. The reverse of this coin depicts the design of the National Prisoner of War Museum.

Image Courtesy: usmint.gov

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