The Peace dollar’s issuance faced some initial challenges, with controversies surrounding the design, including concerns about the depiction of Lady Liberty and the eagle’s appearance. However, it soon gained popularity among collectors and the general public for its symbolic representation of peace and hope in the aftermath of a devastating global conflict. The coin was issued annually from 1921 to 1928, and then again in 1934 and 1935. However, production was halted in 1935 due to the passage of the Pittman Act, which required the melting of millions of silver dollars to help stabilize the price of silver. Many Peace dollars were melted down, making certain years and mintmarks scarce and valuable for collectors.