America's only "GOD" Dollar
the 1926 Peace Dollar
The mid 1920s were a time of great religious turmoil in America over the debate between the bible and evolution. The conflict was most famously dramatized in the Scopes Monkey trial, where Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan faced off against each other pitting evolution against creationism.
In a display of his faith and support of the bible, John Sinnock, the chief engraver of the U.S. Mint, decided to put GOD front and center. He highlighted GOD in the motto “In GOD we Trust” on the front of the 1926 Peace Dollar so that it rose above the rest of the motto. His single act turned a normal issue dollar into a unique and collectible coin – America’s only GOD Dollar.
This amazing treatment of the word GOD appears ONLY on these 1926 coins – making them unique among all Peace Dollars and among all American Dollars. We have acquired a small quantity of these 1926 Peace Silver GOD Dollars – all in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. Each coin comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and unconditional 60-Day Money Back Guarantee.
Collector's Vital Statistics
Minting Authorization: The only silver dollar with NO SPECIFIC CONGRESSIONAL AUTHORIZATION! Instead, it was authorized by President Warren G. Harding using unspecific authorization language from the Pittman Act passed by Congress in 1918.
Issue Dates: 1921-1928, 1934-35.
Issuing Mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco.
Designer: Anthony de Francisci.
Designer's Mark: Overlapping initials, "AF" can be found at base of Miss Liberty's neck.
Size: 38.1 mm. diameter with reeded edge
Weight: 26.73 grams of .900 fine silver.
Silver Content: .77344 oz. pure silver.
Condition: Most are Brilliant Uncirculated (MS-60 or better). No trace of wear buy may show occasional "bag marks."