On September 11, 2001, deliberate acts of unimaginable evil were perpetrated against the United States of America. As a result of these devastating attacks, 3,000 innocent American lives were lost.
Following the tragedy, the world watched in awe as Americans united in historic fashion to disavow the destruction visited upon their nation by a sworn enemy of freedom, promising to forever remember those who perished and to never forget the sacrifice of those who fell in the line of duty.
This coin serves as a compelling reminder that the costs of freedom are constant vigilance and a ready willingess to defend the principles for which so many courageous Americans have given their lives.
Featured on the obverse is the unforgettable image of three firefighters raising the flag above the ruined landscaped of ground zero. Minted on the reverse is a rendering of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. The Statue of Liberty is depicted in the foreground.
This coin is struck in a brass alloy and coated with an antique bronze finish.
Each coin measures 1.75 inches (44mm) in diameter.