New Silver Dollars Will Benefit the United Negro College Fund

2014-Proof-Civil-Rights-Act-of-1964-Silver-Dollar-Obverse-The U.S. Mint is marketing a 2014 commemorative silver dollar coin on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The sale of each coin will include a $10 surcharge. The proceeding from this surcharge will be donated to the United Negro College Fund in support of students at its member institutions.

On one side of the commemorative coin is an image of three people participating in a civil rights march. The reverse side of the coin, shows three flames intertwined to symbolize the freedom of education, the freedom to vote, and the freedom to control one’s own destiny.

The coins may be purchased here.

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