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1.00 Dollar, Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1981

1.00 Dollar, Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1981

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Introduced in 1979, the Susan B. Anthony Dollar was the first American coin to have the image of a non-allegorical woman. The coin was planned as an 11-sided polygon, but vending machine owners claimed that retrofitting their machines would be too expensive, so the coin was made round. People couldn’t readily tell the new coin apart from a quarter, and it was soon driven out of production.
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United States
place of issue
United States
Physical Description
cuni (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
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struck (overall production method)
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Credit Line
Government Transfer: US DOTT, USM
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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