Who Is on the Dollar Coin?


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There are several versions of the American dollar coin and therefore many different people appear on the coin. As of 2014, the U.S. Mint has a "Presidential $1 Coin Program" and a "Native American $1 Coin Program" that feature different people on the coins each year.

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The Mint first released the Presidential $1 coins in 2007, starting with the first president, George Washington. The Mint issues four coin designs each year depicting every president in the order they served. In 2009 the Mint introduced Native American coins featuring Sacagawea on the front and different Native American scenes on the back. One new coin design each year celebrates Native American contributions to the United States.

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