Presidential dollar coins were first minted in 2007. They are composed of 88.5% copper, 6% zinc, 3.5% manganese, and 2% nickel. Each dollar weighs 8.1 grams. Most of these coins aren't valuable and they are only worth a premium in uncirculated condition.
These presidential dollar coins were minted in order to honor former US presidents. They were released for circulation from 2007-2011. Coins minted from 2012 and after were only sold by the US mint as uncirculated numsimatic coins.
A former president needs to be deceased by at least two years before a coin can be issued.
Different series are available for each presidential coin. These presidential dollar coins were minted out of three different locations- Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco. The dollars with the P mint mark were minted out of Philadelphia. Dollars with the D mint mark were minted out of Denver. Lastly dollars with the S mint mark are proof coins minted out of San Francisco. The mint mark can be found on the edge of the coin.
The obverse side of the coin features a portrait of a former US president, which number president he was, and the dates for his time in office. Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms in office so his coin has two varieties. The portraits on the obverse side of the coin were designed by various artists.
The reverse side of the coin features an image of the Statue of Liberty. Don Everhart designed the reverse side of the coin.
The design was slightly modified in 2009. Starting this year the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" was moved from the edge of the coin to the obverse side of the coin.
Most presidential dollar coins in circulated condition will only be worth their face value of $1.00. Dollars in uncirculated condition can sell for a premium. Proof coins will sell for higher prices.
Ultimately, the value of a presidential dollar coin will depend on its series and its condition. See the list below to learn the value for any individual dollar coin.
- Abraham Lincoln Dollar Coin
- Andrew Jackson Dollar Coin
- Andrew Johnson Dollar Coin
- Benjamin Harrison Dollar Coin
- Calvin Coolidge Dollar Coin
- Chester Arthur Dollar Coin
- Dwight D. Eisenhower Dollar Coin
- Franklin Pierce Dollar Coin
- Franklin D. Roosevelt Dollar Coin
- George Washington Dollar Coin
- Gerald R. Ford Dollar Coin
- Grover Cleveland Dollar Coin
- Harry S. Truman Dollar Coin
- Herbert Hoover Dollar Coin
- James Buchanan Dollar Coin
- James Garfield Dollar Coin
- James Madison Dollar Coin
- James Monroe Dollar Coin
- James K. Polk Dollar Coin
- John Adams Dollar Coin
- John F. Kennedy Dollar Coin
- John Quincy Adams Dollar Coin
- John Tyler Dollar Coin
- Lyndon B. Johnson Dollar Coin
- Martin Van Buren Dollar Coin
- Millard Fillmore Dollar Coin
- Richard M. Nixon Dollar Coin
- Ronald Reagan Dollar Coin
- Rutherford B. Hayes Dollar Coin
- Theodore Roosevelt Dollar Coin
- Thomas Jefferson Dollar Coin
- Ulysses S. Grant Dollar Coin
- Warren G. Harding Dollar Coin
- William Henry Harrison Dollar Coin
- William Mckinley Dollar Coin
- William Howard Taft Dollar Coin
- Woodrow Wilson Dollar Coin
- Zachary Taylor Dollar Coin
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