Silver Olympic Coins

2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064

2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064
2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064
2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064

2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064    2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064

Item: i95064 Authentic Coin of. United States of America 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City 2002 P Proof Silver Dollar 38.1mm (26.73 grams) 0.900 Silver 0.7734 oz. Mercanti, Donna Weaver LIBERTY XIX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES SALT LAKE 2002 IN GOD WE TRUST, Crystal emblem of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games against the secondary identity mark entitled: "Rhythm of the Land" with the Olympic rings below. XIX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES E PLURIBUS UNUM ONE DOLLAR P UNITED STATES OF AMERICA? Skyline of Salt Lake City with the Rocky Mountains in the background.

The "rhythm of the land" appears in an arc above. Coin Notes: The 2002 Olympic Salt Lake City Silver Dollar was issued for the 2002 Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City, Utah. A surcharge added to the cost of each coin helped support the Olympic Games. Similar to the gold coin included in the same commemorative coin program, the silver dollar features geometric design elements. The 2002 Olympics Silver Dollar was issued in proof version and uncirculated versions both struck at the Philadelphia Mint.

The maximum authorized mintage was set at 400,000 coins across both options. The majority of the final mintage comprised the proof version of the coin. The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially the XIX Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Salt Lake 2002, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from February 8-24, 2002 in and around Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Salt Lake City was elected as the host city in June 1995 at the 104th IOC Session. They were the eighth Olympics to be hosted by the United States, and the most recent to be held in the country (Los Angeles will host the future 2028 Summer Olympics).

The 2002 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were both organized by the Salt Lake Organizing Committee (SLOC), the first time that both events were organized by a single committee. The Games featured 2,399 athletes from 78 nations, participating in 78 events in 15 disciplines. Norway topped the gold medal table, with 13 gold and 25 medals overall, while Germany finished with the most total medals, winning 36 (with 12 of them gold). The hosting United States was third by gold medals and second by overall medals, with 10 and 34 respectively. Nevertheless, from sporting and business standpoints, this was one of the most successful Winter Olympiads in history; records were set in both the broadcasting and marketing programs.

Over 2 billion viewers watched more than 13 billion viewer-hours. The surplus was used to create the Utah Athletic Foundation, which maintains and operates many of the remaining Olympic venues.

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2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064    2002 P US United States SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPICS Proof Silver Dollar Coin i95064