Complete US Mint Year Set (Foreign and Domestic) – 1941

The DJIA fell 14% during 1941 to close at 112. Gold’s average remained unchanged for the year at $33.85 and silver gained less than a cent to close at $.351. By December, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, the economic worst was over and the news was dominated by the war. Stalin became premier of Russia, Germany began killing Jews en masse, Churchill visited the US for a wartime conference, and the US geared up for war.

There were no pattern or commemorative coins, but there was still a full run of coinage at all mints along with proof coins giving numismatists something to help them get their minds off the violence occurring on the battlefield.

  • Lincoln Cent – P, D, S, & Proof
  • Jefferson Nickel – P, D, S, & Proof
  • Mercury Dime – P, D, S, & Proof
  • Washington Quarter – P, D, S, & Proof
  • Walking Liberty Half – P, D, S, & Proof

Coins Minted in United States for Other Nations

Netherlands for Curacao
  • 10 Cent (64% silver/36% copper) – P with palm
  • 25 Cent (64% silver/36% copper) – P with palm
Dominican Republic
  • 1 Centavo (bronze, 95% copper/5% zinc) – no mint mark but made in P
French Indo-China
  • 10 Centimes (75% copper, 25% nickel) – S
Liberia
  • ½ cent (75% copper/25% nickel) – no mint mark but made in P
  • 1 Cent (75% copper/25% nickel) – no mint mark but made in P
  • 2 Cent (75% copper/25% nickel) – no mint mark but made in P
Netherlands East Indies
  • 1/10th Guilder (72% silver/28% copper) – P & S with palm
  • 1/4th Guilder (72% silver/28% copper) – P & S with palm
Surinam
  • 10 Cent (64% silver/36% copper) – P with palm
  • 25 Cent (64% silver/36% copper) – P with palm

There Were No Pattern Coins This Year