Averitt's Reg Sac





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: DOLLARS - SACAGAWEA
Item Description: $1 2001 P
Full Grade: NGC MS 68
Owner: Averitt's Coins

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Averitt's Reg Sac   Score: 163
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

Sacagawea was born to a tribe of Shoshone between Kenney Creek and Agency Creek, near Tendoy, Idaho near what is now Lemhi County, Idaho [1]. However, in 1800, when she was about 11 or 12, she was kidnapped by a group of Hidatsa, and taken to their village near the present Washburn, North Dakota. She therefore grew up culturally affiliated with this tribe; some believe her name is taken from the Hidatsa phrase for "bird woman." She was named so because when she was born, a flock of white birds flew overhead. The origins and proper pronunciation of her name has become a great point of controversy and contention among interested historians and her brother Cameahwait's descendants (Sacagawea has no known direct descendants).

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