The 2003 First Flight centennial silver dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver commemorative coins.

2003 First Flight Centennial Silver Dollar

2003 First Flight Centennial Silver Dollar Reverse

These coins were minted in order to commemorate the centennial of the Wright brothers' first flight in North Carolina. The Wright brothers flew their airplane successfully for the first time on December 17, 1903. The obverse side of the coin features portraits of Wilbur and Orville Wright. On the reverse side of the coin the design shows the Wright Flyer that made the historic first flight.

Specifications

Type: Commemorative Silver Dollar
Year: 2003
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .77344 oz.
Total Weight: 26.73 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $17.27

The US minted the 2003 P First Flight centennial silver dollar and the 2003 P proof First Flight centennial silver dollar. The mint mark can be found on the reverse side of the coin to the right of the airplane.

Series Location Distribution
2003 P Philadelphia 53,533
2003 P Proof Philadelphia 190,240

Value

This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $17.27 as of September 24, 2021. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $22.33 per ounce.

The 2003 P First Flight centennial silver dollar is worth around $40 in mint packaging.

The 2003 P proof First Flight centennial silver dollar is worth around $42 in mint packaging.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

2004 Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Silver Dollar