This coin set commemorates the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I and honors the over 4 million men and women from the United States who served. This set includes a proof silver dollar and a proof silver Air Service Medal.
The coin’s obverse design features a soldier gripping a rifle. Barbed wire twines in the lower right hand side of the design. Inscriptions include “LIBERTY,” “1918,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.” The reverse design depicts abstract poppies mixed in with barbed wire. Inscriptions include “ONE DOLLAR,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” and “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.”
The obverse design on the medal depicts an iconic SPAD XIII, a World War I fighter flown by many Americans and valued for its speed, strength, and firepower, viewed from the top and side. The reverse designs features the Military Aviator Insignia. Inscriptions include “CENTENNIAL OF WORLD WAR I,” “2018,” “OVER THERE!,” “AIR SERVICE,” and “AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES.”