This commemorative proof silver dollar was struck in accordance with legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 2, 2008, as Public Law 110-451. This coin was minted to commemorate the semicentennial of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 90% silver and 10% copper with a weight of 26.73 grams and diameter of 1.5000 inches.
Obverse Design: Features three people holding hands at a civil rights march.
Reverse Design: Features three flames intertwined to symbolize freedom of education, freedom to vote, and the freedom to control one's own destiny.