Sacagawea Dollars

U.S. Mint releases 2009 Native American $1 Coin design on Native American Heritage Day

The United States Mint on Friday helped to celebrate Native American Heritage Day by unveiling the design image for the new 2009 Sacagawea $1 coin, officially entitled the "Native American $1 Coin." The dollar will begin circulating in January along with the first 2009 Presidential $1 Coin.

2009 Native American $1 Coin design

The new reverse designed by U.S. Mint Sculptor-Engraver Norman E. Nemeth depicts a Native American woman planting seeds in a field of corn, beans and squash. The scene represents the Three Sisters method of planting.

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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 […]


 2008 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set2008 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets will be available for purchase on Thursday, August 7 at 12:00 noon ET.

The United States Mint today announced that each set is priced at $37.95, and will include this year’s four Presidential $1 Coins minted in Philadelphia with the "P" mint mark.

  • James Monroe $1 coin,
  • John Quincy Adams $1 coin,
  • Andrew Jackson $1 coin, and the
  • Martin Van Buren $1 coin

Plus, the two remaining 2008 denominated dollar coins:

  • Sacagawea Golden Dollar, and an
  • American Eagle uncirculated silver dollar

The Sacagawea $1 is minted in Denver with a "D" mint mark while the American Eagle Silver dollar bears the mint mark "W" indicating it was minted at West Point.

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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has set the time for its latest meeting to review 2009 Sacagawea Golden Dollar designs and edge letterings. The task of the CCAC is to review themes and design proposals for circulating coinage, commemorative coins, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals and other medals. In their latest public meeting on […]

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The United States Mint has officially announced the sale of 2008 Sacagawea Golden Dollar coins. Coin bags and coin rolls of Sacagawea’s will be made available at 12:00 noon (ET) on April 28, 2008. Each roll of Sacagawea Golden Dollars contains 25 coins wrapped in distinctive packaging. The canvas bags contain 250 coins. Both options […]

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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) is placing new Sacagawea Golden Dollar and First Spouse Gold Coin Designs under the microscope. The job of the CCAC is to review themes and design proposals for circulating coinage, commemorative coins, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals and other medals. And that’s what they will do with the latest […]


Sacagawea Golden DollarSacagawea coins will see the light of day in 2008. It is all in thanks to new legislation that was introduced Monday, passed in the House and Senate on Thursday and signed into law by President Bush on Friday. The law amends old and gives the United States Mint the authority to mint and issue 2008 Sacagawea Golden Dollars.

The reason the Mint stopped in issuing them is a story with several twists and turns …

Presidential $1 Coins take hold in 2007, shadowing Sacagawea coins

Sacagawea coins took a back seat to the new Presidential $1 Coins in 2007. With an already vaulted inventory of older Sacagawea coins and the over 943 million new Presidential coins produced in 2007, there was little need to mint Sacagawea golden dollars and release them to the public. Instead, 2007 Sacagawea’s were essentially left in the dark and only purchased by coin collectors.

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There is no enjoyment in paying taxes. But since they must be paid, why not make the best of the moment with a slight touch of protest? That was the apparent thinking of a Tennessee couple at least. Instead of sending their property tax payment through the mail, the Tennessee couple paid the bill using […]


Today at 12:00 noon (ET), 2008 Bags and Rolls of Kennedy Half-Dollars and Sacagawea Golden Dollars go on sale. The United States Mint previously announced the release and sale of the following product options: 2008 Sacagawea Golden Dollar 25-Coin Roll, Philadelphia for $35.95 25-Coin Roll, Denver for $35.95 250-Coin Bag, Philadelphia for $319.95 250-Coin Bag, […]


A flood of stories has appeared regarding the forthcoming movement of "In God We Trust" from the edge to the face of Presidential $1 Coins. They all started with President Bush’s signing of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008.

A newly signed law amends old changing the location of 'In God We Trust' from the $1 coin’s edge to one its faces. (U.S. Mint images)

CoinNews wrote about the legislative scrutiny in changing the motto’s location, expected the signing of the final legislation, reported about it minutes after it was signed and then surmised that the Presidential Dollar coins would not see change until 2009.

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