Certified $10 Commemorative 2000 Library of Congress Bimetallic MS69 PCGS

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    The Certified $10 Commemorative 2000 Library of Congress Bimetallic MS69 PCGS coin commemorates the bicentennial anniversary of the Library of Congress, one of the most esteemed institutions in the United States. Established in 1800, the Library of Congress holds the distinction of being the largest library in the world by shelf space and number of volumes, serving as a symbol of knowledge, culture, and democracy.

    Throughout its illustrious history, the Library of Congress has played a pivotal role in preserving and disseminating knowledge, serving as a beacon of enlightenment and intellectual freedom. Its vast collections encompass a diverse array of subjects, including literature, history, science, and the arts, making it an invaluable resource for scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts around the globe.

    The obverse design of the coin features a detailed depiction of the Thomas Jefferson Building, the main building of the Library of Congress located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Designed in the Beaux-Arts style by architect John L. Smithmeyer and completed in 1897, the Thomas Jefferson Building is renowned for its grandeur and architectural splendor, serving as a fitting symbol of the institution's rich history and cultural significance.

    On the reverse of the coin, an open book takes center stage, surrounded by inscriptions commemorating the Library of Congress' bicentennial anniversary and its enduring mission: "To Know the Past is to Understand the Present" and "To Understand the Present is to Prepare for the Future." This design serves as a poignant reminder of the Library of Congress' commitment to knowledge, learning, and intellectual exploration.

    The Certified $10 Commemorative 2000 Library of Congress Bimetallic coin was minted at the United States Mint, the official minting facility of the United States government. With its advanced technology and skilled craftsmen, the United States Mint ensures that each coin meets the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship.

    This commemorative coin features a bimetallic composition, with outer rings made of manganese-brass and inner cores made of copper-nickel. The combination of metals adds to the visual appeal of the coin and symbolizes the diverse range of knowledge and ideas preserved by the Library of Congress.

    The mintage of the Certified $10 Commemorative 2000 Library of Congress Bimetallic coin was limited to ensure its collectibility and value. With a denomination of $10, the coin is accessible to collectors of all levels, while its commemorative design and historical significance make it a prized addition to any collection.

    Graded as Mint State 69 (MS69) by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), this coin is considered to be in near-perfect condition. The MS69 grade indicates that the coin exhibits full, original mint luster with only minor imperfections visible under magnification. As a result, it is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts for its exceptional quality and eye appeal.

    In summary, the Certified $10 Commemorative 2000 Library of Congress Bimetallic MS69 PCGS coin pays tribute to the enduring legacy of the Library of Congress, commemorating its bicentennial anniversary and its role as a guardian of knowledge and culture. With its exquisite design, limited mintage, and near-perfect grade, it stands as a fitting tribute to one of the nation's most cherished institutions.

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    • Year: 2000
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