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Commemorative Coin Campaign

5 Fun Facts about the Centennial Coin

lionsclubsorg April 07, 2017

Purchase your coin today!

Our Centennial Silver Dollar Coin in the perfect way to celebrate Lions’ 100th birthday, and while many of you have seen the limited-edition coin in person or in our new video, here are 5 fun facts you might not know about the coin!

ONE: The process of creating the coin from concept to finished product took nearly 6 years!

TWO: Sandy Spring Lions Club (Maryland, USA) proposed the idea

THREE: The “Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act” was signed on October 5, 2012.

FOUR: The coin’s design pays homage to LCI founder Melvin Jones and the association’s international family of Lions.

FIVE: Coin sales offer an opportunity to improve the lives of people around the world, with US$10 authorized to be paid to LCIF for each coin sold – up to US$4 million.

Coins are only available throughout the 2017 calendar year. Purchase yours today!