This patriotic issue commemorates the National Prisoner of War Museum in Andersonville, Georgia. Part of the National Parks System, it was built on the site of an infamous Confederate prison, to honor the sacrifices made by POW's from the Revolutionary War to Operation Iraqi Freedom. On the obverse is a magnificent eagle in mid-flight, having broken his chain of bondage. He is surrounded by barbed wire, symbolizing the plight of the prisoners. The reverse features a view of the museum. Mintage just 54,893.
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