2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential Dollar Design Recommended by CCAC and CFA


Designs have been reviewed and a final one recommended for the upcoming 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential dollar. The selected artwork features a portrait of the 41st president of the United States.

2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin Design Candidate GHWB-01
This design was recommended for the George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin

The last dollars issued from the U.S. Mint’s Presidential $1 Coin Program launched in 2016 and featured Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan. The program was extended earlier this year with the passage of the President George H.W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush Coin Act (Public Law 116-112).

Made for coin collectors, the dollars are produced and sold by the U.S. Mint. They are not distributed into circulation like cents, nickels, dimes and quarters.

All series’ dollars bear a unique presidential portrait on their obverse (heads side). They share the same reverse design depicting the Statue of Liberty.

Proof Presidential $1 Coin, Reverse Side
This CoinNews photo shows the reverse side of a Presidential $1 Coin. Every dollar in the Presidential $1 Coin Program shares this same reverse design.

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) reviewed the George H.W. Bush dollar designs today, April 14, and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) appraised them on Feb. 20. The CFA lacked a quorum on the 20th but confirmed their selection in their meeting held March 19.

Both panels recommended obverse design #1 which shows a three-quarter portrait of the president smiling. This design was also favored by the Bush family.

Bush Presidential $1 Coin Design Candidates

In total, 11 candidates were presented. An image of them follows.

Design Candidates for the 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin
Design candidates for the 2020 George H.W. Bush Presidential $1 Coin

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has the last say in all coin designs but a switch from the recommended design is unlikely.

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sam tweedy

What about fraternity boy GWB????? He He He He…..!!!!

lloyd babbitt

set needs to be updated with an issue at least on 4th of july and then on inauguration day


Do we really need another coin that will not be put into circulation? This just simply another useless coin to fill the book of dead presidents!