This is the Rare 225th anniversary For the United States Marshals service. Collect Gold and Silver in decorative and commemorative form. Authorizing Legislation: Public Law 112-104. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation; National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.For the preservation, maintenance, and display of artifacts and documents. The remainder of the surcharge funds shall be divided between the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Commemorative coin programs are created by acts of Congress to honor a person, place, or event. Surcharges from the sales of these coins help fund a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. The gold obverse design features an image of the United States Marshals Service Star with a western-style backdrop.
The gold reverse design depicts an eagle holding a flag. The eagle is protected by a shield inscribed U.Composition: 90% gold, 10% alloy. Diameter: 0.850 inch (± 0.003).
21.59 mm (± 0.08). Mintage Limit: 100,000 across all gold product options. Designer: Donna Weaver, Artistic Infusion Program. Content last reviewed June 1, 2016.
The silver obverse design features an image of the United States Marshals Service Star with silhouettes of Old West U. The silver reverse design features a U. Marshal who embodies the grit and determination needed to bring law and order to the American Western frontier. The Marshal holds a poster that reads Wanted in Ft. Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper.
Diameter: 1.500 inches (± 0.003). 38.10 mm (± 0.08). Mintage Limit: 500,000 across all silver product options.Designer: Richard Masters, Artistic Infusion Program. Designer: Frank Morris, Artistic Infusion Program. The clad obverse design features a present-day U. Marshal with an Old West U. The clad reverse depicts blindfolded Lady Justice holding balanced scales in her left hand as she extends a simplified U.
Constitution is shown to illustrate that the USMS gets its authority from this document. Other elements symbolize some of the other well-known tasks of the Marshals Service in changing times: an 18th century whiskey jug symbolizes the 1794 Whiskey Rebellion, old wooden railroad tracks represent the Pullman Strike of 1894, a stack of schoolbooks strapped together with an apple resting on top symbolizes the 1960 New Orleans school integration. A pair of open handcuffs represents the task of the U.
Marshals to apprehend federal fugitives. Composition: 8.33% nickel, balance copper. Diameter: 1.205 inches (± 0.002). 30.61 mm (± 0.05).
Mintage Limit: 750,000 across all clad product options. Sculptor: Michael Gaudioso and Jim Licaretz. Created by the Judiciary Act of September 24, 1789, the U. Marshals Service is the nation's oldest federal law enforcement agency and was established at the same time as the federal judicial system. President George Washington appointed the first 13 U.The long, distinguished history of the U. Marshals Service has included a wide range of responsibilities, including. Conducting the federal census from 1790 to 1870. Keeping law and order in the "Old West"; tracking the outlaw known as Billy the Kid and apprehending desperadoes such as the Dalton Gang and the Wild Bunch. Confiscating property used to subvert the federal government and rooting out Confederate spies in the Civil War.
Safeguarding federal property and commerce by keeping trains rolling during the Pullman strike of 1894. Protecting the home front against enemy spies in World War I. Assisting in the integration of the University of Mississippi and enforcing federal laws related to civil rights. Establishing and operating the Witness Security Program (commonly known as "witness protection"). The Service arrests 302 fugitives every day on average.See link for Official History Timeline. Celebrating the 225th Anniversary of the U. Congress directed the Mint to create. 750,000 half-dollar clad coins.
Each denomination has unique obverse and reverse designs. All three coins are beautiful clean well stored and they are flawless.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Commemorative\Modern Gold (1984-Now)". The seller is "pmpulley" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.