5 Fun Facts about the Centennial Coin
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!