As of 2014, the four Presidential $1 Coins feature the faces of Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Four new Presidential $1 Coins are minted each year, showcasing the faces of the U.S. presidents in the order in which they served.Know More
The Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005 requires coins to be minted by the Secretary of the Treasury in memory of each past United States president. On the back of each $1 coin is the Statue of Liberty.
Other $1 coins released throughout history are the Liberty Seated Dollar, Peace Dollar, Eisenhower Dollar, the golden dollar featuring the face of Sacagawea and the Susan B. Anthony dollar.Learn more about Coins & Currency
As of 2014, a 1975 Canadian 25 cent coin with Elizabeth II on the front is only worth face value unless it's in nearly perfect uncirculated condition. The coin is worth 45 cents if given at least an AU 50 grading by a coin dealer.Full Answer >
The bribery investigation resulting from the leasing of Naval oil reserves in the early 1920s, which became known as the Teapot Dome scandal, tarnished the administration of Warren G. Harding, the 29th president of the United States. Harding's death while in office in 1923 deprived him of a chance to defend his administration against the charges of corruption involving members of his cabinet, but the president himself was never found to have been involved in any wrongdoing.Full Answer >
Coins last for about 25 years before they are too worn down to remain in circulation, according to the U.S. Mint. Unusable coins are recycled, and the metal is reused in new coins.Full Answer >
The 1963 Franklin D. Roosevelt dime is 90 percent silver, a total of .0723 ounces of the precious metal. About 123,650,000 of the coins were produced, including 3 million "proofs" made specifically for collectors.Full Answer >