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2016 Mark Twain PR70 Silver Dollar Coin

2016 Mark Twain PR70 ANACS Silver Dollar Coin in Wooden Display Box

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Overview & Details

2016 Mark Twain PR70 ANACS Silver Dollar Coin in Wooden Display Box 
Commemorate Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, with this special-issue proof silver dollar. Joining literary finesse and social commentary, Twain gave us memorable characters like Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. Now, we give you this stunning silver dollar as a tribute to the man and his work. Bring one home today. It's perfect for bookworms and coin buffs alike.

What You Get

  • 2016 Mark Twain silver dollar
  • Wooden display box 
Bundled Goodies

  • Pass to the Mark Twain House in Hartford
  • Pass to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home in Hannibal

Good to Know
  • All coin items considered for return must be in their original condition as sold. Seals and cases contribute to the value of the coin and currency collectibles and must remain intact and unbroken. This applies but is not limited to: grading cases, Mint and Proof cases and packages, bag seals, original government sealed packaging and/or any other special packaging or containers.

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The Key Specs

Coin Grade/Condition: Graded PR70 (Proof) by ANACS
Finish: DCAM
Mint Mark: Philadelphia Mint
Packaging: Encapsulated in ANACS slab

Coin 1

Obverse: Portrait of Mark Twain holding a pipe with smoke forming a silhouette of Huck Finn and Jim on a raft in the background with the inscriptions "IN GOD WE TRUST," "LIBERTY" and"2016."
Reverse: Assortment of characters leaping to life from Mark Twain's works: The knight and horse from A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, the frog from "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and Jim and Huck from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The inscriptions are "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "$1" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Composition: 90% silver
Diameter: Approx. 38.1mm (1.5")
Weight: Approx. 26.73 grams (0.94 oz.)

The Basics - Box

Measurements: Approx. 4"W x 1-1/2"H x 5-3/8" Deep


Mark Twain proof silver dollar
  • Commemorates Mark Twain's literary and educational contributions 
  • Mark Twain published 28 books, as well as many short stories, letters and sketches
  • He is remembered for addressing complex social situations that were facing Americans during his time
  • His books have been translated into more than 75 languages and many are still in print today
  • Surcharges of $10 for each silver coin sold are authorized to be paid to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut; the University of California, Berkley; Elmira College, New York; and the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, Missouri. 

Graded PR70 (Proof) by ANACS
  • Proof coin with the highest possible grading of 70 
  • Struck at least twice on highly polished coin blanks to bring out the mirrored background and high-relief images
  • ANACS is an independent, third-party grading company

90% silver
  • Precious-metal coin 
Deep Cameo (DCAM) 
  • Deeply frosted devices and lettering contrast with the fields to produce extra-sharp details

  • Helps protect coin's graded condition during storage and display


2016 Mark Twain PR70 ANACS Silver Dollar Coin in Wooden Display Box

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