Coin Type Specifications
Region: US
Denomination: S$1
Diameter: 38.1 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Silver [90%] 24.057 (g)
Copper [10%] 2.673 (g)
Total Mass: 26.73 (g)

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2006 Benjamin Franklin Scientist Silver Dollar
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US - 2006 Benjamin Franklin Scientist Silver Dollar

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Coin Type Coins
2006 Benjamin Franklin Scientist Silver Dollar Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Silver : 24.057 Grams
Copper : 2.673 Grams
Total Mass : 26.73 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Silver $426.173 $29.230 $0.940 24.057 g $22.610
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 2.673 g $0.012
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $22.622
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $22.622
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-25-2024
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Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 2006
Mint Marks: P
Denomination: S$1
Obverse Design: Benjamin Franklin’s famous kite experiment
Obverse Designer: Norman E. Nemeth
Reverse Design: Benjamin Franklin’s "Join, or Die" cartoon
Reverse Designer: Charles L. Vickers
The Benjamin Franklin "Scientist" Silver Dollar was one of two commemorative coins issued to celebrate the tercentenary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin, one of this Nation’s original scientists, thinkers and founding fathers. Proceeds from the sale of Franklin coins went to benefit of the Franklin Institute.

The obverse was designed by Norman E. Nemeth and features a representation of Benjamin Franklin’s famous kite experiment, the phrase “BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SCIENTIST: and the dual date “1706-2006”. Next to Franklin's right foot are the designer's initials “NEN”. Below the phrase “IN GOD WE TRUST” is the the mintmark “P” for Philadelphia.

The reverse was designed by Charles L. Vickers and features Benjamin Franklin’s "Join, or Die" cartoon, published in the Pennsylvania Gazette on May 9, 1754. In the bottom right of the design are the designer's initials “CLV”.
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