Sacagawea Dollars

Reflecting on inflation numbers can be interesting and many times surprising. As an example, one dollar in 1915 has the same buying power as $20.69 today. More recently, a dollar in 2000 has the same buying power as $1.21 today. Given that, could you… would you… believe a 2000 box of CheeriosĀ® is now worth […]

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Buying a box of Cheerios® in January of 2000 bought you more than a good breakfast. You were given one shot at a very special Sacagawea golden coin. Just a dollar you say? Not quite. These Cheerios dollars are now being sold for several thousand dollars each. You likely remember the introduction of the Sacagawea […]

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President Bush signed the Native American $1 Coin Act mandating the redesign of Sacagawea Dollar. Starting in 2009, the Sacagawea reverse will no longer have the soaring eagle depicted. Instead, it’ll bear a famous American Indian or American Indian event that’ll change each year. CoinNews.net has discussed the success and various failures of U.S. dollar […]

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America loves their series. First came the 50 State Quarters. Next came the Westward Journey Nickels. Then the Presidential $1 Coins. Now wait… Be patient… And please hold your horses… Why? Because a new Sacagawea Golden Dollars series is on the way. Is it just me or is your heart NOT racing? Well, the new […]

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New legislation was approved by Congress this week that’s intended to stir the pot with the Sacagawea golden dollar. The desire is to create fresh, recurring excitement with the Sacagawea dollar to commemorate Native Americans while also promoting its use in daily circulation. What’s the plan to make most of this happen? In short, replicate […]

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Curiosity and enthusiasm gets jolted into overdrive when an always changing coin series comes out. You don’t need to look further than the 50 State Quarters® Program. It helped create a booming-hot collector market that’s still going strong. Better, the new quarters soundly made it as "replacements" to older circulating quarters. The quarters program started […]

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Eileen Collins (Colonel, USAF, RET.) had an exceptional career with NASA. Her achievements helped springboard not only the launch of missions, but that of the Sacagawea Dollar coins. Let’s swing through a quick series of historical events tying Collins and the Sacagawea coins together. Warp back to July 23, 1999… On that day, NASA Mission […]

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