Sacagawea golden-colored coins are copper and manganese brass coins created by the U.S. Mint that feature the historic Shoshone Indian guide Sacagawea. Although they debuted in 2000, they only remained in public circulation for six years.Continue Reading
The original run of Sacagawea dollar coins featured an eagle design on the reverse side. After 2008, the coin's design team replaced the eagle with various images that represented Native American culture.
The original purpose of the coin was to supplement the market's lack of small dollar coins. The most popular dollar coins at the time were the Eisenhower and Susan B. Anthony dollar coins, which were considered too large for regular use by the general public.Learn more about Coins & Currency
The American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin is the official silver bullion coin of the United States, and it is the only silver bullion coin guaranteed by the U.S. Mint. First minted in 1986, the American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin contains 1 troy ounce of pure silver.Full Answer >
As the 15th president of the United States, James Buchanan is featured on a $1 coin minted as part of the U.S. Mint's presidential coin series. The coin featuring Buchanan began production on Aug. 19, 2010, with 36.54 million coins minted in Denver and 36.82 million coins minted in Philadelphia.Full Answer >
The James Madison dollar is part of the Presidential $1 coin collection produced by the U.S. Mint. The U.S. Mint rolled out the program to honor the U.S. Presidents, issuing four new coins a year in the order the presidents served.Full Answer >
The John Quincy Adams one-dollar coin was minted by the U.S. Mint between 2008 and 2011 as a part of a presidential heritage collection. The Mint ceased production of these coins except for collector proofs in 2011 because the supply of one-dollar coins exceeded public demand. The John Quincy Adams coin was released as sixth in the series.Full Answer >