2009 James K. Polk Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll, Philadelphia (JP2)
This coin design displays large, dramatic artwork, as well as edge-incused inscriptions of the year, E PLURIBUS UNUM and the mint mark. It features a likeness of James K. Polk on the obverse along with the inscriptions IN GOD WE TRUST, 11th PRESIDENT and 1845-1849. The reverse design is a striking rendition of the Statue of Liberty. These James K. Polk $1 Coins are circulating condition coins and can be used in daily transactions. Because these coins have never been circulated, however, they also make a great addition to your private collection or a wonderful gift for someone special. Add these historic coins to your collection today by ordering the 2009 James K. Polk Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll struck at the United States Mint at Philadelphia.
Program Information:Program Information:
In 2005, President Bush signed the Presidential $1 Coin Act authorizing the United States Mint to strike $1 coins honoring America’s Presidents in the order in which they served. This coin, the 11th in the Presidential $1 Coin Program, honors President James K. Polk.
James K. Polk, America’s 11th President, was born in 1795 in North Carolina. Trained as a lawyer, he served 6 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, including 4 years as Speaker of the House. After leaving the House, he served as Tennessee governor. Polk was a strong proponent of “Manifest Destiny,” the belief that the United States had the right to expand throughout the entire continent. He oversaw the growth of the country by more than 1 million square miles during his time in office, including the annexation of present-day Oregon and Washington from Great Britain.
Purchase Information:Purchase Information:
A shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order will be added to all domestic orders.
To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, any order placed prior to the official on-sale date and time, August 20, 2009, at 12:00 Noon (ET) shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.
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