Mintage: 385,241 Specimens
Ref.: KM# 238
Silver: 26.73 g. (0.900)
Diameter: 38.1 mm
Commemorative issue - One Dollar
Full length portrait Christopher Columbus standing with a banner in his right hand and a scroll in his left. He stands next to a globe and there is a scene of ships and land in the upper portion of the background.
IN GOD WE TRUST
Engraver: John M. Mercanti
Sailing ship Santa Maria, and space shuttle Discovery combined with moon in background
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
Engraver: Thomas D. Rogers , Sr
From a maximum authorized mintage of 4 million coins, the US Mint recorded sales of 492,190. The uncirculated version of the of the coin was struck at the Denver Mint and proof version was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
The US Mint offered the 1992 Columbus Silver Dollar in an array of packaging options. The coins were available individually in proof or uncirculated, in two or three coin sets, either proof or uncirculated, and finally in a comprehensive six coin set containing each coin of the program in both proof and uncirculated versions.