The James K. Polk dollar coins aren't rare or valuable. However these coins in uncirculated condition can sell for a premium. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

James K. Polk Dollar Coin

James K. Polk was the 11th president of the United States of America. The date range 1845-1849 inscribed on the coin signifies his time in office.


Type: Presidential Dollar
Year: 2009
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, 2% nickel
Total Weight: 8.1 grams

The US minted the 2009 P James K. Polk dollar coin, 2009 D James K. Polk dollar coin, and 2009 S proof James K. Polk dollar coin. The mint mark can be found on the edge of the coin.

Proof coins are essentially coins that have more detail. They are minted on special planchets and it takes longer to produce them. They are specifically made for collectors so you won't find any in your spare change.

Series Location Quantity Minted
2009 P Philadelphia 46,620,000
2009 D Denver 41,720,000
2009 S Proof San Francisco 2,809,452


The 2009 James K. Polk dollar coins in circulated condition are only worth their face value of $1.00. These coins only sell for a premium in uncirculated condition.

Both the 2009 P James K. Polk dollar coin and 2009 D James K. Polk dollar coin are each worth around $5 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

The 2009 S proof James K. Polk dollar coin is worth around $4.50 in PR 65 condition.

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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.



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See also:

William Henry Harrison Dollar Coin
John Tyler Dollar Coin
Zachary Taylor Dollar Coin