U.S. Olympic Coins - 1996 Silver One Dollar Proof
The 1996 Olympic High Jump Silver Dollar was as a slate of sixteen different coins to commemorate the Centennial Olympic Games held in Atlanta, Georgia. The program included coins minted in copper nickel clad, silver, and gold, released from 1995 to 1996.
Th obverse of the High Jump Silver Dollar features an athlete executing a high jump with the Fosbury Flop technique. The inscriptions include "Liberty", "In God we Trust", and "1996" with the US Olympic logo between the last two elements. The obverse was designed by Calvin Massey.
The reverse of the coin was the same one used for all of the 1996 Olympic Silver Dollars issued. It features the logo from the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games with numerous inscriptions. The inscriptions include "E Pluribus Unum", "Atlanta 1996", "Centennial Olympic Games", "United States of America", and "One Dollar".
The 1996 High Jump Silver Dollar was released in both proof and uncirculated versions. These were sold individually or as part of multi-coin sets created by the United States Mint.