Line art coin designs for the upcoming 2013 Girl Scouts Silver Dollar were published by the United States Mint after having been presented Sept. 22 by Girl Scouts of the USA National President Connie L. Lindsey and Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chávez.
As authorized by the Girl Scouts USA Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, which became Public Law No: 111-86, the U.S. Mint in 2013 will produce and sell up to 350,000 silver dollars to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.
These commemorative coins will be produced in collectible proof and uncirculated qualities and minted in 90% silver and 10% copper.
Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar Coin Designs
Reverse ("tails") designs on the silver dollar shows the Trefoil symbol of the Girl Scouts with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, $1 and GIRL SCOUTS. The image was designed by Chris Costello with sculpting by Joseph Menna.
Obverse ("heads") designs of the 2013 Girl Scouts Silver Dollar show three girls who represent the different ages and diversity of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Below is a 100 anniversary Trefoil symbol. The scene was designed by Barbara Fox with sculpting by Phebe Hemphill. Inscriptions found on the obverse include Girl Scouts mission statement elements of COURAGE, CONFIDENCE and CHARACTER, as well as the traditional words found on American coins of LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST. The year of minting, 2013, is also present.
Commemorative Coin Surcharges
Sales of every silver dollar sold will include a $10 surcharge. Collected funds will get paid for Girl Scout program development and delivery.
The commemorative coins will only be sold by the U.S. Mint during calendar year 2013.