2010-P Boy Scouts of America Centennial Uncirculated Silver Dollar

Issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Scouting organization in America, the US Mint released the 2010-P Boy Scouts of America Centennial Uncirculated Silver Dollar.

Mintage: 350,000 across all product options
Sold Out: April 26, 2010
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Over 111 million people have participated with the Boy Scouts of America since its creation making it one of the most recognizable organizations in America. In fact, over 4 million individuals are actively involved with the group today and account for over 30 million hours of annual service work to the communities in which they reside.

The National Boy Scouts of America Foundation receives a surcharge placed on the sale of each coin by the US Mint – as directed by the authorizing legislation. The Foundation is directed to grant the money to local councils to promote Scouting in hard to serve areas.

Scouting Silver Dollar History

  • April 22, 2008 – Legislation proposed 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
  • May 15, 2008 – Legislation passed the House
  • September 27, 2008 – Legislation passed the Senate
  • October 8, 2008 – Signed by President George W. Bush as Public Law No: 110-363
  • March 23, 2010 – Released for sale by the US Mint
  • April 26, 2010 – Uncirculated Boy Scout Coin sold out from US Mint leaving only the Proof coin available

Issue Information

Each Boy Scout Centennial Coin is struck from 90% silver.

Release Date

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

Issue Price

The Mint initially offered the Boy Scout Coin for an introductory price of $39.95. Prices were raised to $43.95 on April 21, 2010.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

A "P" mintmark on each coin indicates it was struck at the US Mint’s facility in Philadelphia.

Designer & Sculptor / Engraver

Designed by Artistic Infusion Program Master Designer Donna Weaver and engraved by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Charles Vickers, the obverse (heads side) of the Boy Scout Coin showcases three active members of the organization – a Cub Scout, a Boy Scout and a female Venturer. All three are shown in full uniform and all three are giving their standard salute.

The Boy Scout’s of America’s universal emblem is shown on the reverse (tails side) of the coin. It was engraved by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Jim Licaretz.

Coin Specifications

Face Value: $1
Finish: Uncirculated
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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