News About US Mint Presidential $1 Coin Releases

Articles and news about United States Mint produced Presidential $1 Coin releases. These dollar coins honor former Presidents of the United States. The coin series began in 2007 and will last until at least 2016. (Also see $1 coins by year.)

Americans are very familiar with the continual failure of dollar coins in every day use. In recent years, the Susan B. Anthony and the Sacagawea Golden Dollar have lost their acceptance battle. Today, the new Presidential $1 coins honoring U.S. presidents is failing. Over one billion of the coins have been minted since the series […]


The 2008 United States Silver Proof Set™ will be offered by the U.S. Mint Tuesday, August 26 at noon (ET). The 14 coin proof set carries the same $44.95 price tag as the 2007 sets, and no order limits are in place. Each coin in the set bears the “S” mint mark, denoting they were […]


Andrew Jackson Presidential $1 Coins were launched into circulation Thursday with a ceremonial release at The Hermitage, the home Jackson built and lived in near Nashville, Tennessee. The Hermitage became a museum in 1889 and has had over 15 million visitors. Thursday, the museum experienced an influx of new traffic as the United States Mint […]


Andrew Jackson Presidential Dollars will enter circulation Thursday, August 14. On the same day at 12:00 noon, Bags and Rolls of the $1 coins will be available directly from the United States Mint. While nearly one billion Presidential coins were minted in 2007, finding them in circulation or exchanging for them at banks is often […]


The James Monroe United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse Medal Set is now available for a price of $7.95. The set was released Wednesday, August 6, and includes an uncirculated Monroe Presidential dollar coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of the Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse gold coin. James […]


The United States Mint will begin circulating the latest Presidential $1 coin featuring Andrew Jackson on August 14, 2008. The Mint has announced that a ceremonial introduction of the dollar coin will occur at The Hermitage, the home Jackson built and lived in near Nashville, Tennessee. Over 15 million people have visited The Hermitage since […]

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U.S. District Judge Steven D. Merryday ended a Florida man’s lawsuit to require Treasury Secretary Paulson to issue Presidential $1 coins with images of the 10 men he says were president before George Washington. Stanley L. Klos of Palm Beach, Florida wanted Paulson to use his authority over the U.S. Mint to issue coins for […]


Today the U.S. Mint released the James Madison Presidential $1 Coin Historical Signature Set™ for a price of $19.95. This set is the fourth in the series and features: A proof James Madison Presidential Dollar, an intaglio print of the President from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), an official James Madison signature, and […]


Question in Presidential $1 Coin, Round TwoThe U.S. Treasury Secretary wants a federal judge to dismiss a Florida man’s lawsuit seeking to place 10 men on Presidential $1 coins who, he says, were presidents before George Washington.

The United States Mint was placed under the auspices of the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States in 1981.

Stanley L. Klos of Palm Beach, Florida wants Treasury Secretary Paulson to use his authority to have coins minted for the men who were Presidents of the United States in Congress Assembled under the Constitution of 1777, also known as the Articles of Confederation as adopted in March of 1781.

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The United States Mint announced a new "Direct Ship" program today that will place $1 Presidential Coins directly into the hands of retailers, financial institutions, or anyone interested in buying dollar coins. Even better, orders may be placed at face value — no shipping costs — and in smaller quantities. Beyond the natural hurdles $1 […]