The 1983 cents with doubled-die reverse are scarce and quite popular with collectors.
The first nickels were dated 1866 and were of the Shield type, with rays.
Though familiar on the 20-dollar notes, Andrew Jackson has never appeared on a coin.
The trade dollar contained 416 grains of .900 fine silver and was made for export.
The two-cent piece debuted in 1864, and the motto was added to other coins in 1866.
John Sinnock’s initials JS on the Roosevelt Dime of 1946 were seen by some as Josef Stalin’s.
The final decision for coin designs rests with the secretary of the Treasury.
All U. S. coins were given legal tender status by the Act of July 23, 1965.
The Columbian Exposition Quarter Dollar of 1893 featured Spain’s Queen Isabella.
The half cent was then and remains today the smallest denomination ever authorized.
Eunice Shriver was portrayed on a silver dollar in 1995 for her role in the Special Olympics.
U. S. coins dated 1826 include the half cent, cent, half dollar, quarter eagle and half eagle.
The eagle, or ten-dollar piece, was tops. The double eagle didn’t appear until 1850.
Longacre enjoyed a near monopoly on coin designs from 1844 to 1869.
The ANA recognizes all whole number increments from MS-60 through MS-70.
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