2010-P Boy Scouts of America Centennial Proof Silver Dollar

The 2010-P Boy Scouts of America Centennial Proof Silver Dollar marked the second of two commemorative coins issued by the United States Mint in 2010.

2010-P Boy Scouts of America Centennial Proof Silver Dollar
Mintage: 350,000 across all product options
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The coins were authorized to recognize the centennial anniversary of the organization which was celebrated on February 8, 2010. Throughout its 100-year history, the group has played an important role in the lives of many with an estimated 111 million having participated in one fashion or another with the Scouts.

A surcharge on the sale of each of these coins was added by the US Mint with those funds being forwarded to the National Boy Scouts of America Foundation. The Foundation will grant the money to local councils to promote the Scouts in hard to serve areas.

Scouting Silver Dollar History

  • Legislation proposed on April 22, 2008 by Rep. Peter Sessions of Texas in the United States House of Representatives as H.R. 5872: Boy Scouts of America Centennial Commemorative Coin Act
  • Legislation passed the House on May 15, 2008
  • Legislation passed the Senate on September 27, 2008
  • Signed by President George W. Bush on October 8, 2008 as Public Law No: 110-363
  • Released for sale by the US Mint on March 23, 2010

Issue Information

The Boy Scouts of America Centennial Silver Proof Dollar is struck from 90% silver and 10% copper .

Release Date

The US Mint released the Boy Scouts Coin on March 23, 2010.

Issue Price

An introductory price of $39.95 was offered by the US Mint for the Scout Coin. Prices were raised to $43.95 on April 21, 2010.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

The Boy Scouts of America commemorative coin was struck at the US Mint’s facility in Philadelphia and show that mint’s "P" mintmark.

Designer & Sculptor / Engraver

Artistic Infusion Program Master Designer Donna Weaver designed the obverse of the Scout commemorative to show three members of the scouting organization, a Cub Scout, a Boy Scout and female Venturer. All three are shown in full uniform and giving their standard salute. It was engraved by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Charles Vickers.

The reverse of the coin was engraved by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Jim Licaretz to show the Boy Scouts of America’s universal emblem.

Coin Specifications

Face Value: $1
Finish: Proof
Composition: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Standard Weight: 26.73 g
Standard Diameter: 1.500 inches or 38.10 mm
Edge: Reeded

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