The Zachary Taylor 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.

Zachary Taylor Dollar Coin

Zachary Taylor was the 12th president of the United States of America. The date range 1849-1850 inscribed on the coin signifies his time in office. While in office he died of a stomach disease.

Specifications

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 Zachary Taylor dollar coin, 2009 D Zachary Taylor dollar coin, and 2009 S proof Zachary Taylor 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 41,580,000
2009 D Denver 36,680,000
2009 S Proof San Francisco 2,809,452

Value

The 2009 Zachary Taylor 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 Zachary Taylor dollar coin and 2009 D Zachary Taylor dollar coin are each worth around $3 in uncirculated condition with an MS 65 grade.

The 2009 S proof Zachary Taylor dollar coin is worth around $4 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.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

William Henry Harrison Dollar Coin
John Tyler Dollar Coin
James Polk Dollar Coin