Next year, a commemorative coin program will recognize the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
The program was authorized under section 3055 of Public Law 113-291 and provides for the minting and issuance of up to 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver dollars, and 750,000 clad half dollars. Surcharges added to the cost of each coin will be distributable to the National Park Foundation for projects and programs that help preserve and protect resources under the stewardship of the National Park Service and promote public enjoyment and appreciation of those resources.
The designs for the coins are to be emblematic of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and will be selected by the Secretary of the Treasury following consultation with the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation, the Commission of Fine Arts, and review by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee.
At a meeting held today, the Citizens Coinage Advisory reviewed the design candidates provided by the United States Mint. These designs can be viewed below. Click any image to expand.
$5 Gold Coin Obverse Design Candidates
$5 Gold Coin Reverse Design Candidates
Silver Dollar Obverse Design Candidates
Silver Dollar Reverse Design Candidates
Clad Half Dollar Obverse Design Candidates
Clad Half Dollar Reverse Design Candidates