This silver coin was produced by the United States Mint to commemorate the Sesquicentennial Anniversay of the founding of the Smithsonian Institution. It was struck in accordance with legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President on January 10, 1996, as Public Law 104-96.
This landmark building, located on the National Mall in Washington DC, was the first home of the esteemed educational facility. The Institute now includes 19 museums, nine research centers and a Zoo. The reverse shows a goddess holding the torch of knowledge and sitting atop a globe
This modern United States Mint commemorative coin comes with original U.S. Mint issued packaging and certificate of authenticity.
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