1995-D Atlanta Olympic Games Paralympics Blind Runner Uncirculated Silver Dollar

Item # IT035356
Coming Soon
This items isn't currently available online but we may have it in our store.
Click here for more information.
Please enter your email addresses or phone number below as well as any notes you would like to include and we will contact you about this items's availability.
Or you can call us at (303) 339-7777 and we would be happy to take a look.
email addresses or phone number:

We are pleased to offer for sale this 1995-D Paralympics Atlanta XXVI Olympic Games Commemorative Uncirculated Silver Dollar. This XXVI Olympiad Paralympics Commemorative Silver Dollar was minted in 1995 and is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. This 1995-D XXVI Olympiad Paralympics Uncirculated Silver Dollar was struck to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Modern Olympic Games. There were 28,649 of the 1995-D Atlanta Olympic Games Centennial Paralympics Commemorative Uncirculated Silver Dollars minted at the Denver (D) Mint. This Atlanta Paralympics Uncirculated Commemorative Dollar is comprised of .900 silver (90% silver) and .100 copper with a diameter of 38.1mm and a weight of 26.73 grams. The obverse of the 1995-D XXVI Olympiad Paralympics Uncirculated Commemorative Silver Dollar was designed by Jim Sharpe and features a blind tethered runner and the Paralympic mark. The reverse side of the 1995-D XXVI Olympiad Paralympics Uncirculated Commemorative Silver Dollar was designed by William Krawczewicz and features an image of clasped hands symbolizing brotherhood and team. This 1995-D XXVI Olympic Games Paralympics Silver Uncirculated Commemorative Dollar is encapsulated and comes in the original U.S. Mint packaging with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA).

This coin is a great value for the price! Don't miss out on this 1995-D XXVI Olympiad Paralympics Commemorative Uncirculated Silver Dollar!

At a glance
Denver (D)
Large Dollar ($1)
Coming Soon

Modern Commemorative Coins

The U.S. Mint did not make commemorative coins from 1955-1981, despite repeated calls from the public to do so. In 1982 the Treasury department finally issued it's first commemorative coin since 1954, a silver half dollar honoring the 250th anniversary of George Washington's birth. In the past, the responsiblity for distributing commemorative coins had been placed in the hands of a commission or private individuals. This time, the responsibility fell to the U.S. Mint, and all profits were distributed to the U.S. Government. With the coming of the 1983 and 1984 Los Nageles Omypics, came the opportunity to place a surcharge on each coin, each to the benefit of an organization that was determined by Congress (in this case, the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee). While this change was widely criticized at the time, it is now the standard and the practice continues with very little controversy.

While modern commemorative coins have not seen much appreciation from the public in general, these coins continue be be incredibly significant in their historical, cultural and sentimental value.

Be sure to look at all of our Modern Commemorative Coins and Coin Sets. Chances are you will find one honoring a subject you have a deep affection towards!

2022 BU American Silver Eagles - shipping Now!

2023 Red Book