This was the first year that Sacagawea dollar coins were minted. Most of these coins aren't valuable, but rare varieties exist. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

2000 Sacagawea Dollar Coin

Specifications

Type: Sacagawea Dollar
Year: 2000
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 77% copper, 12% zinc, 7% manganese, 4% nickel
Total Weight: 8.1 grams

The US minted the 2000 P Sacagawea dollar, 2000 D Sacagawea dollar, and 2000 S proof Sacagawea dollar. The mint mark can be found on the obverse side of the coin below the date.

Series Location Quantity Minted
2000 P Philadelphia 767,140,000
2000 D Denver 518,916,000
2000 S Proof San Francisco 4,047,904

Value

The standard 2000 Sacagawea dollars in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $1.00. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.

The 2000 P Sacagawea dollar is worth around $5 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

The 2000 D Sacagawea dollar is worth around $8 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

The 2000 S proof Sacagawea dollar is worth around $6 in PR 65 condition.

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Boldly Detailed Tail Feathers Variety

These coins were part of a promotion that the mint did with Cheerios. For this reason they are also known as "Cheerio dollars". The boldly detailed tail feathers is how you can tell the difference between these coins and the standard coins. See the image below for reference.

Standard Feathers vs Boldly Detailed Tail Feathers

The 2000 P Sacagawea dollar with the boldly detailed tail feathers is worth around $3,000 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade. There were 5,500 coins minted but only around 100 are known to exist today.

Goodacre Presentation Finish Variety

Glenna Goodacre designed the obverse side of the Sacagawea dollar. The US mint gave her 5,000 $1 Sacagawea coins as payment. These coins were minted from special dies which gives them a a slightly different appearance.

The 2000 P Sacagawea dollar with the Goodacre presentation finish is worth around $500 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

Grading System

MS 65 gem uncirculated- There is strong luster and eye appeal. A few light contact marks may be present but they are barely noticeable.

PR 65 proof- There are no flaws to this coin. A few blemishes may be present.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

2001 Sacagawea Dollar