1.00 Dollar, Sacagawea “Golden” Dollar, 2001

1.00 Dollar, Sacagawea “Golden” Dollar, 2001

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Description
Often called a “golden dollar” because of its distinct color, the Sacagawea dollar coin entered circulation in 2000. Sacagawea is the young Shoshone woman who functioned as guide and interpreter to the Lewis and Clark expedition. Though it has struggled to gain broad acceptance, the Sacagawea Dollar finds use in vending machines and transit systems nationwide.
Object Name
coin
date made
2001 P
maker
United States Mint
Goodacre, Glenna
Rogers, Thomas D.
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
copper; zinc; nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26.49 mm; x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
2010.0087.67
catalog number
2010.0087.67
accession number
2010.0087
Credit Line
United States Mint
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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